Deloitte appoints Belfast partner Jackie Henry to UK leadership team
Deloitte has announced that its lead partner in Northern Ireland, Jackie Henry, has been appointed to a new role in its UK leadership team as managing partner for people and purpose.
Effective this month, Jackie will provide leadership of Deloitte’s UK people strategy and purpose agenda, focusing on inclusion and wellbeing. She will continue to lead the Deloitte practice in Northern Ireland.
Jackie started her career with Deloitte in Belfast 31 years ago and for the past seven years has been lead partner in Northern Ireland. She has also served as people and purpose lead for Deloitte’s UK consulting business for the last two years.
Jackie’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and social mobility has been a focus throughout her career, and in particular her efforts in building skills and providing access to education for people across Northern Ireland. This includes setting up Deloitte’s Belfast Delivery Centre, which includes the creation of Deloitte’s BrightStart Degree and Graduate academy programmes.
Jackie Henry said: “The last year has reminded us more than ever of the importance of putting people and purpose at the heart of our business. I am delighted to be appointed UK people and purpose managing partner. We are a people business and my priority is to put the voice of our people at the centre of our business strategy to deliver an impact that matters.”
Deloitte also announced that Lisa Stott will be the first woman to lead Deloitte’s tax and legal service line, while Kirsty Newman has been appointed UK market chair.
Richard Houston, senior partner and Chief Executive, said: “I have no doubt that the wealth of experience and expertise Jackie, Kirsty and Lisa will bring to their new positions and the leadership of the UK firm will further reinforce our inclusive culture and our purpose of making a positive impact on clients, our people and wider society.” A message from the Editor:
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