James Thomas

Managing Director - Insurance, UK & Ireland

James is a managing director for the financial services group in Southeast Asia (SEA) at Accenture. With over 20 years of industry experience, James has led numerous complex system implementation projects in both banking and insurance domains and is a subject matter expert on the next-generation central bank. His areas of specialty include core banking, insurance claims, custom development, data analytics and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Some of his work accomplishments are: Co-lead for Project Ubin, a multiphase experimentation and innovation project with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore’s financial services industry since 2016. Lead for several DLT projects in SEA such as Business-to-Partner (B2P) for Procure-to-Pay on Corda. Lead for numerous core banking platform transformation across 7 countries in Asia Pacific. James graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering as well as a degree in software engineering. He is based in Singapore.

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