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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 colleagues based in India, Andrew’s role is integral to ensuring the success of cross-cultural business relationships that are built on mutual respect and understanding. He has been the executive sponsor for Accenture’s African-Caribbean Network for the last five years, representing the interests of its 360+ employee members at UK Board Level and working with global leadership on the broader D&I agenda. He is accountable for all annual network events, including a series of prominent Black History Month events, and oversees several ethnic minority recruitment, development, progression and retention activities. Under his leadership, they also won Network of the Year for their internal inclusion efforts. Externally, Andrew mentors three ethnic minority individuals from various industries, providing them with career guidance and helping to maximise their potential. He regularly speaks at inner-city schools on race, authenticity and aspiration and collaborates on a number of school role model schemes. He co-founded and chairs the UK Executive Leadership Council, and co-leads the global expansion committee. He also co-founded the inside track series of events, which offer the opportunity for senior Black leaders to spend time and discuss current events and challenges with political figures and the media, and is an advisory board member of CareerEar, a social mobility platform. Andrew has been recognised as a diversity champion at the Global Accenture Inclusion & Diversity Excellence Awards.

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