Vernon Ellis

Vernon Ellis joined Accenture in 1969 where he has worked in several major operational roles. In 1989 he became Managing Partner for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India and from 2000-2007 was International Chairman, becoming Senior Advisor in 2008.

Vernon has been Chairman of the Board of the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum, and a member of Advisory Councils or Boards for the Centre for European Reform, IMD, INSEAD, and the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He was Deputy Chairman of the Mayor of Seoul's International Business Advisory Council from 2004-2006. He was on the Boards of Enablis and WorldLinks, and has been involved in several World Economic Forum initiatives and task forces.

Vernon, through his Foundation, hosts regular musical events at his London home to support musicians and musical enterprises and is Chairman of English National Opera and several other music organisations. Vernon holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Magdalen College, Oxford.