Senior Managing Director - Technology, United Kingdom and Ireland
Zahra Bahrololoumi is a senior managing director and leads Accenture Technology for the UK and Ireland, which provides Application & Platform services to clients across all industry groups. She is responsible for developing the technology that powers innovation and transformation for Accenture’s clients. With a focus on artificial intelligence, cloud computing and platforms underpinning new applications, Zahra is passionate about technology’s potential to change people’s lives for the better.
As Fuels Retail lead, she was an active speaker in industry and co-author of recent articles including "Charging Ahead: Reimagining the forecourt of the future," which examines how emerging technology developments might improve Fuels Retail by 2030.
Zahra is Accenture Technology's Inclusion & Diversity Lead for EALA and was previously the Human Capital & Diversity lead for UK&I. She has an active voice in the market on the topic of diversity and has written for and commented in leading publications, including Management Today, Forbes, The Telegraph and the Evening Standard. Zahra is on the board of advisors for Mind Matters—an initiative focused on mental health for young people.
Zahra is on the board of techUK and is also a vice chair of the Technology Leadership Group (TLG) for the Prince's Trust working with leaders from across the Technology Industry in the UK to engage the Technology Industry in raising money and helping the Prince's Trust to support disadvantaged Young People in the UK to get into employment. In 2016, Zahra was a finalist for Information Age’s Women in IT "Woman of the Year" and was previously named by Management Today in their “35 Women Under 35” list. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in management science from Brunel University.