Deloitte is today announcing new additions to its leadership team with Lisa Stott joining as the new managing partner for tax and legal and Jackie Henry taking over as managing partner for people and purpose. In addition, Kirsty Newman has been appointed as United Kingdom market chair.
Effective this month, Jackie will provide leadership of Deloitte’s United Kingdom people strategy and purpose agenda, focusing on inclusion and wellbeing. She started her career with Deloitte in Belfast 31 years ago and for the past seven years has been lead partner in Northern Ireland.
Jackie’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and social mobility has been a focus throughout her career, and in particular her efforts in building skills and providing access to education for people across Northern Ireland.
This includes setting up the Belfast Delivery Centre, which includes the creation of Deloitte’s BrightStart Degree and Graduate academy programmes. She has also served as people and purpose lead for Deloitte’s United Kingdom consulting business for the last two years.
In her role as market chair, effective from 1 June, Kirsty Newman will build relationships with United Kingdom Boards and policymakers and lead Deloitte’s Vice Chairs group.
Newman also serves as Deloitte North & South Europe leader of Deloitte Private and is the co-chair of Deloitte’s Global Family Office Advisory Board. She started her career with Deloitte as a tax consultant and has been a partner for over 20 years.
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