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Dr. Elisabeth Denison

Chief Strategy & Talent Officer, Deloitte

Dr. Elisabeth Denison is Partner and Strategy Director of Deloitte Germany. In the Executive Committee of Deloitte Germany, she is responsible for topics of strategic positioning and development of the company in the context of globalization and digitization. Particular attention is paid to the digital transformation of the service portfolio. In addition to strategy and corporate development (investments, cooperation and mergers), she is responsible for the areas of Talent & Partner Affairs. She is a member of Deloitte's Global Talent Executive and Chief Strategy Officer Council. As an EMEA Talent Lead, she drives strategic initiatives to strengthen the employer brand and talent experience for some 90,000 Deloitte employees in Europe, including through the flagship project of Deloitte University. Leadership and innovation are the focus here. Prior to joining Deloitte, she spent many years in the banking industry, including in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. In total, she has 22 years of international professional experience in Financial and Professional Services with positions in Asia (4 years), USA (7 years) and Europe (11 years). Dr. Denison is a trained software engineer (Higher Technical College of Informatics), where her strength for structured thinking and her strong sense of analytics can be traced back to indispensable properties in a world of increasingly complex issues and big data. She has a degree in International Economics (Innsbruck / Linz) and a Master in Financial Economics (University of London). She is a doctor of economics, born in Austria and mother of two sons at the age of 13 and 14 years. She lives with her family in Munich and enjoys the proximity to the Bavarian lakes and Alps for triathlons in summer and skiing in winter.