Globally Andrew is one of Accenture’s cross-cultural leads, tasked with educating and setting best practice examples for working across cultures and ethnicities. With most Accenture Operations employees based in India, within his remit as Operations MD it is Andrew’s duty to look at ways in which the company creates an inclusive environment that champions women in the workplace. Andrew is the Executive Sponsor for Accenture’s African-Caribbean Network, and works with global leadership to open and grow opportunities for future women MDs. Andrew is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and has been actively engaged in a number of the events and initiatives that the UK chapter are running. He often speaks on diversity, and encourages senior managers to support coaching and volunteering efforts with local communities. He is committed to offering a platform for female leaders to thrive within a business environment and currently mentors three professional women outside Accenture, providing career guidance and helping them to maximise their potential within the challenges of their diverse organisations. Andrew is also a Non-Executive Director at Kingston University, looking in particular at how to include gender diversity in the academic staff, and a mentor at Harringay Secondary School, supporting young women as they start their journey into future careers.

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