Claudia Thompson

Managing Director, Health & Public Service Canada / Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Canada

Accenture, Canada

With more than 29 years of consulting experience, Claudia leads Accenture’s Health and Public Service business across Canada. In this position, Claudia is a member of Accenture’s Canadian Leadership team and is accountable for Accenture’s go-to-market strategy within the health and public service industry along with the top-line and bottom-line results. Claudia’s career at Accenture includes leadership roles for some of Accenture’s most complex engagements in Canada, working with clients in the transportation and logistics industry, financial services, and public services.

Claudia is also the Managing Director for Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) for Accenture Canada. In this role, Claudia sets the strategy, national goals, and defines the program activities needed to achieve Accenture’s corporate objective to be Canada’s most diverse and inclusive employer.

Claudia is actively involved outside of Accenture in the industry as a member of the ITAC National Board of Directors and the C.D. Howe Institute, Human Capital Policy Council. Within her local community, Claudia is a member of the Executive Committee for Women United, Ottawa.

Claudia was recognized as a 2016 WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner, an honour celebrating fearless female leaders whose efforts to succeed continue to inspire others. Claudia was also recognized by Catalyst in 2018 with the Business Leader Champion Award – one of six Canadian executives recognized for “exemplary contributions helping to advance women and inclusion in Canadian workplaces.” Claudia completed the 2016-2017 IWF Fellows Program – one of 33 women representing 14 countries. Claudia has a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours degree from Queen’s University.


Leadership in Digital Transformation: A Chain Reaction Panel

07/11/2019 09.25 - 10.00

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A move to digital government changes what we deliver, and how we deliver it, in fundamental ways. When we worked with atoms, cost forced us to accept that one size fit many; now we work with bits, every product or service can be tailored to the user. And once, leadership meant convincing others to act in the absence of information; today, it means asking the right questions of oceans of data.