Job Title
Managing Director
Speaker Bio
Simon Coombs, Managing Director, Industry X Digital Manufacturing & Operations at Accenture
• Over 35 years working with Asset- and Energy-intensive industries
• Leading digital transformation programmes to drive performance and regulatory change
• Executive Sponsor for Accenture’s relationships with OSIsoft and Aveva

Over 35 years working with Asset- and Energy-intensive Industry clients. IT/OT digital expert.
Water, Gas, Electricity Utilities, Upstream Oil&Gas, Refineries, Chemicals, Metal industries. Now branching out into Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals and Infrastructure markets.

Utilities: Generation/Production, Distribution, Retail, Metering.
Low Carbon Energy - nuclear, biomass, EfW, wind, smart grid

Strategy, Change Management, Transformational programmes, Outsourced Services, Digital solutions architecture and delivery

Started as a control & power engineer for nuclear; then management consulting roles; business development of an automation and real-time IT system integrator; now within the leadership team at Accenture for Industry X.0.
Previously owner/executive management team successfully growing a VC-backed, UK system integration company focused on Energy and Utilities, with successful sale to a Strategic Buyer.
Simon Coombs