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Anne O'Riordan,Group Director of Digital at Jardine Matheson

Anne will be discussing the topic 'Business in Transition: Perspectives from Asia'

Anne will take up the role as Group Director of Digital at Jardine Matheson Limited (JML) as of June 2019. Jardine Matheson is a 180 year old Asian conglomerate operating in the Retail, Auto, Hospitality, Construction, Mining and Insurance spaces throughout Asia.

Prior to April 2019 , Anne had been with Accenture for 28 years. Over this period, she has worked across the US, Europe and Asia with global companies transforming their business and operating models.

From March 2012 - December 2018, Anne led Accenture’s global Life Sciences practice. In this role she was a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council.
Anne was on the board of the Products Operating Group of Accenture from 2006 -2018. This group governs and set strategy for Accenture’s businesses in Retail, Consumer Goods, Life Sciences, Industrial, Travel, Auto and hospitality industries globally.

She has published numerous articles on the Life Sciences industry over the past 20+ years. In 2016 Anne co-authored a book entitled ‘Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies@ (Wiley Feb 2016)”.

In October of 2018, Anne was named to the global top 50 Healthcare Influencers list

In February of 2019, Anne joined the board of Jazz Pharmaceuticals as a Non Executive Director.

Based in Hong Kong, Ms. O’Riordan is on the board of the American Chamber Of Commerce in Hong Kong, a member of The Women’s Foundation, the 30% Club and the Women of Influence Committee.

She is also on the board of Curam a Science Foundation Ireland Centre designing the next generation of 'smart' medical devices.