Ismail Amla is Chief Growth Officer at Capita Plc, the UK’s largest tech-enabled BPO provider and is recognized as one of the top 100 most influential Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the UK tech sector - recognized within a group of five 'highly commended disruptors'.
Ismail has a high profile, technology-focused career, spanning Europe and North America, with a wealth of experience having worked as a senior partner for Accenture; one of the world’s leading global consultancies and for large, multinational companies. Ismail has a track record of delivering value from large, strategic transformations across a diverse range of industry in both the public and private sectors. In a fiercely competitive environment, Ismail’s experience has delivered innovative services, which solve business challenges, enhance services and make organisations more efficient and effective. Specific skills include strategy formulation; technology innovation, sales, marketing and business development; business transformation; project management; and human capital development.
As well as an MBA from Manchester university and an honorary doctorate from the University of Bolton, Ismail holds a number of board positions including: UK Sport; The University of East London; and is an advisor at the Weissman Centre for International Business in New York.