As a managing director, William de Waard is leading the Operations as well as the Life Sciences business groups for Accenture the Netherlands, including (global) responsibility for selected strategic clients.
William's career started at KPN and TNO. In 2008, William joined Accenture the Netherlands in the Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) industry, successfully shaping and leading management consulting and outsourcing engagements. In 2018, after four years in the role of CMT Sales Lead the Netherlands, William switched careers to Life Sciences, focusing on growing our partnerships with strategic clients in this industry. Since 2019, William has taken on the role of Operations Lead for the Netherlands and is representing the Operations business unit in the Dutch Leadership Team.
Colleagues that worked with William describe him as driven, stable, trust-worthy, entrepreneurial, and having people focus.
Specialties and industry focus:
- Transformation and innovation in the Life Sciences industry (and previously in Communication, Media and Technology industry).
- Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).
Furthermore, William has a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the TU Delft and an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus University.
Want to know more? Find out what William loves about the Life Sciences industry.