Carmina Lees is a Managing Director at Accenture within Financial Services, joining in September 2017. Carmina is part of the UKI Board and leads one of the biggest financial clients, leading a team of 550. Prior to joining Accenture, she spent 19 years at IBM, leading and growing Technology and Consulting businesses cross Industry.
The last 4 years of her IBM career she was the Vice President of the Cyber Security Business for UKI, Carmina was leading an end-to-end business from setting the strategy, growing market share, leading Sales, Delivery, and technical teams. Driving a high-performance culture with the objective to grow market share and become the leading security provider in UKI.
Carmina is recognised internally and externally for STEM, people development, and as a Technology leader with a passion for I&D. Computer Weekly has named her on the top 50 most influential women in IT for the last 3 years, she was a Finalist in the “Women in IT awards”.
Carmina is passionate about technology and has always been an active supporter and ambassador for promoting the presence of women in IT, talking on panels externally and at Schools. Carmina led the Inclusion and Diversity agenda for IBM and for Accenture Security globally. Carmina actively drives initiatives to help retain and attract more women into the Technology sector.
Outside of Accenture, she has 2 daughters, who keep her very busy.