Posted on May 28, 2013 in Speakers 2012
Nils Øveraas is the Nordic Director for Corporate Citizenship at Accenture, in addition to the role as Country Managing Director for Accenture Norway which he has held since 2002. During his 28 years at Accenture he has participated in and been responsible for projects in 16 different countries. Prior to joining Accenture, he worked for 2 years as Research Scientist in the Spacelab/Space Shuttle Program. He holds a Master Degree in Computer Science from NTNU. As Global Director for Corporate Citizenship he is responsible for the global programs needed to equip 250,000 people with the skills to get a job or build a business by 2015, which is Accenture’s external commitment as part of UN’s Millennium Goals. He has previously held a number of different management positions at Accenture, including COO and CTO for Accenture Nordics. Øveraas will speak at PfC session “Changing the Game – businesses taking new directions”, on March 21st.