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Alessandro Massa
Alessandro Massa
Kearney
Partner at Kearney Middle East & Africa and Global Public Sector Practice Lead

As a Partner at Kearney Middle East & Africa and Global Public Sector Practice Lead, Alessandro Massa advises senior leaders in public and private sector organizations. He has over 20 years of consulting and industry experience starting in Europe before moving to the Middle East in 2011. He is one of the founding members of Kearney’s Public Sector business in the Middle East & Africa region. Massa’s expertise covers national social & economic development, industries localization, economic diversification and institutions capability building, with a primary focus on achieving the expected benefits from governments’ visions and ambitions.

Notably, Massa established and led a center of excellence on Human Capital Development, which served regional stakeholders on national priorities including human capabilities development, talent attraction, labor localization and education quality enhancement. Prior to his move to Kearney in the Middle East & Africa, Massa worked across Europe serving leading Financial Institutions. He studied Economics, Finance and Financial Management at University of Rome Tor Vergata.

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Amanda Bonser
Amanda Bonser
Huron
Managing Director

Amanda Bonser serves as the Public Sector Industry Leader for Huron, delivering top-tier innovative solutions to government clients and achieving record growth for Huron in this sector. She is responsible for setting Huron’s government strategy, achieving market growth, and ensuring high quality results are delivered to clients that help them achieve their mission. Under her leadership, the team’s portfolio of clients has expanded to over 22 agencies and continues to diversify by bringing industry leading capabilities in healthcare, digital and organizational transformation to the government. Building on her almost 20 years of experience across healthcare and government, she has focused on thought leadership and shaping policy around a wide range of key topics.

In addition to her significant career accomplishments, Bonser is passionate about giving back. For over a decade she has worked to bring greater equity to the workplace, co-chairing Huron’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and sponsoring their employee resource group that helps advance women in the workplace. She championed Huron’s first Women in Leadership Summit; and serves on the Host Committee for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, passionately giving back to military and Veteran caregivers in our community. Her achievements in the consulting industry have been highlighted by her being named one of Consulting magazine’s Women Leaders in Consulting. Bonser earned an MBA and a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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George Atalla
George Atalla
EY
Partner, Global Government & Infrastructure Leader

George Atalla is EY’s Global Leader for Government and Infrastructure, which includes more than 22,000 professionals across developed and emerging markets providing consulting, strategy, assurance and tax services. Since 2014, Atalla has overseen a year-on-year double-digit growth of EY’s large government business, and worked on expanding its service offerings, global scale, and recognition as a preeminent advisor to governments around the world. Notably, Atalla has worked in over 60 countries, helping governments solve their most challenging problems. His expertise includes: technology enabled transformation, public private partnerships, business outsourcing, restructuring, organizational transformation, policy reform and investment prioritization.

Working with clients and EY teams worldwide, Atalla leads the development of services and solutions in digital government, public finance management and smart cities. He has authored several papers and insights that position EY as a thought leader in government policy and modernization. Prior to joining EY, Atalla was Vice President & Partner at Booz & Company (now Strategy&, the strategy consulting business unit of PWC). A licensed professional engineer, Atalla has earned graduate degrees in engineering and business administration from Northwestern University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and George Washington University.

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Government
Jeffrey Bankowski
Guidehouse
Partner

Jeff Bankowski is a Partner in Guidehouse’s Detroit office and a senior leader within the State and Local Government practice. With more than 30 years of experience, Bankowski is well versed on all aspects of public sector strategy and operations. During his career, he has worked with more than 20 state governments as well as some of the largest cities and counties in the United States. Notably, he has advised Governors and senior public officials and presented to various legislative committees on grants management, enterprise risk, operational efficiency and digital transformation. Prior to joining Guidehouse, Bankowski served as the Chief Performance Officer for the State of Michigan.

In addition, Bankowski is a national thought leader on government finance and innovation and has taught at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He was the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) national award winner for his outstanding leadership. Currently, he serves as a senior advisor to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) on its Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy. Bankowski holds an MBA in change management consulting from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan.

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Bryce Pippert
Bryce Pippert
Booz Allen Hamilton
Executive Vice President

Bryce Pippert is the senior leader of Booz Allen’s Domestic Resilience practice within the Civil business. He and his teams help clients in global and national priority missions—climate and infrastructure, immigration and migration, and law enforcement – predict and plan for change, ensure the integrity of critical infrastructure, assess and respond to threats, and accelerate transformations. He helps clients respond to their most pressing challenges and threats, while staying ahead of emerging technologies (AI/ML, biometrics for identity vetting and validation, quantum computing). During his 14 years with Booz Allen, Pippert has helped clients implement changes from major federal reform and legislation, including the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, among others.

Pippert’s federal clients include the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Energy, State, and Transportation, along with other departments and agencies. He also serves on the Advisory Boards for the Border Patrol Foundation and The Center for Open Data Enterprise. He has also held past leadership roles in technology startup companies, including XBRL Solutions, Inc. and UBmatrix Inc. (now part of Donnelley Financial Solutions), and at ManTech International Corporation. Pippert has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in philosophy and political science from Wheaton College.

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Bryan-Zumwalt
Bryan Zumwalt
FTI Consulting
Senior Managing Director

Bryan Zumwalt is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington D.C. With more than 7,800 employees located in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. Zumwalt is the Head of the Government Affairs practice and is a skilled, tested leader with substantial experience in executing public affairs initiatives and advocacy campaigns. Through his work, he has achieved regulatory and legislative victories that have impacted the bottom lines of some of the world’s most iconic companies.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Zumwalt was Executive Vice President for Public Affairs at the Consumer Brands Association (“CBA”). Previously, Zumwalt was Vice President of Federal Affairs at the American Chemistry Council, where he was responsible for developing and leading comprehensive advocacy campaigns across a broad range of issues impacting the chemical industry. In this role, Zumwalt led all lobbying initiatives, successfully executing on some of the most difficult public policy issues, including the reform of the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”). Zumwalt graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a JD in law and from University of Idaho with an undergraduate degree in business and marketing.

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Charles Kozel
Charles Kozel
Huron
Managing Director

Charles Kozel serves as the Huron Market Leader for the VA, delivering top-tier innovative solutions to the VA and other government clients and significantly contributing to record growth for Huron in this sector. He is responsible for setting Huron’s strategy, achieving market growth, and ensuring high quality results are delivered to clients that help them achieve their mission. Under his leadership, the team’s portfolio with the VA has nearly doubled and continues to diversify by bringing industry leading capabilities in healthcare, digital and organizational transformation to the VA. Building on his almost 20 years of experience across healthcare and government, he has focused on thought leadership and shaping the agency’s future around key topics such as intelligent automation, large-scale transformation, workforce engagement, and customer experience.

In addition to his client work, Kozel is passionate about giving back. He is involved in multiple employee resource groups at Huron, having served as sponsor of the working parent’s group for several years and a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Council. He is a work-life balance advocate and is a member of Huron’s women and veterans’ employee resource groups, having played a large role in many increases to parental leave for Huron employees. Outside of work, Kozel is involved with numerous local service organizations.

Prior to joining Huron, Kozel was a revenue cycle analyst with McKesson Provide Technologies working with various health systems to improve revenue cycle operations and performance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration in finance from the University of Georgia and is Six Sigma green belt-certified from Georgia Tech University.

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Dominique Gautier
Dominique Gautier
Roland Berger
Senior Partner, Montreal Office, North America

Dominique Gautier is a Senior Partner, Montreal Office, North America of Roland Berger, the only strategy consultancy of European origin with a strong international presence. As an independent firm owned exclusively by their partners, they have 51 offices with a presence in all major markets. Their 3,000 employees are characterized by a unique combination of analytical thinking and an empathetic mindset.

Gautier joined Roland Berger in 2000 and leads the firm’s Government and Public Sector Practice for the Southwest region. A specialist in Public Policy, he has worked with several international institutions and governments serving clients in several industries (TMT, Process Industries). He entered the management consulting industry after doing publishing work for the Lagardère Group. Previously, Gautier was a principal at A.T. Kearney. He graduated from HEC Paris and holds degrees in Philosophy and Geopolitics.

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Emma Parry
Emma Gibbs
McKinsey & Company
Partner

Emma Parry is a Partner of McKinsey & Company, one of the largest global management consulting firms in the world. They work with leading organizations across the private, public and social sectors. Notably, Parry leads McKinsey’s Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice in the United Kingdom and coleads their work on carbon removals. Her client work improves the performance of a variety of enterprises in the public and private sectors, and she often works with clients to help manage complexities at the intersection of the two. She is passionate about helping institutions set and deliver sustainable strategies and modernize organizations and has worked with companies around the world across a diverse set of industries, as well as institutions in the public and social sectors.

Most recently, Parry’s work in the private sector focuses on transforming utilities in the United Kingdom and helping innovative leaders as they scale-up carbon-removal businesses. She regularly works with government agencies to inform strategic decisions and deliver ambitious agendas. Parry’s insights on strategic topics have been published in McKinsey Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and others. She contributes to the McKinsey Center for Government and McKinsey Sustainability research. She has also written on advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom through the McKinsey Global Institute. Parry first joined McKinsey as a business analyst in London. Parry graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA and from the University of Cambridge with a MEng in manufacturing engineering.

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Horace-Blackman
Horace Blackman
CGI Federal
Senior Vice President

Horace Blackman is a Senior Vice President at CGI. Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Notably, Blackman leads the Defense, Intelligence and Space Business Unit. In this role, he is responsible for strategy development and delivering business and information technology solutions to a diverse set of clients within this market. For over twenty years, Blackman has worked with government and public sector organizations to support their missions and deliver impactful change through business and information technology solutions. This includes supporting mission-critical programs within the DOD and Intelligence sectors.

Prior to joining CGI, Blackman held leadership roles focused on business development, program execution and strategic planning at major defense contractors. Additionally, he spent six years in various IT leadership roles at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Blackman earned a BA from George Mason University, double majoring in American studies and English. He also earned an MBA in management from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

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James Kessler
James Kessler
Publicis Sapient
North America, SVP, State & Local Public Sector Industry Lead

James Kessler is the North America, SVP, State & Local Public Sector Industry Lead of Publicis Sapient. Publicis Sapient is a digital business transformation company. They partner with global organizations to help them create and sustain competitive advantage in a world that is increasingly digital. Notably, Kessler has devoted his entire consulting career to helping his clients harness the business power and customer impact of digital technologies. For over a quarter century at Publicis Sapient, Kessler has played the roles of software engineer, project manager, digital product owner, account director, client partner, business unit executive, and Boston office leader.

Currently, Kessler is the national business lead for Publicis Sapient’s State and local government industry. In that role, he brings his decades of experience across digital business transformation. Before Sapient, Kessler received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Concentrating his studies in the emerging field of digital systems engineering, Kessler received an Sc.M. from Brown University. During his 27-year consulting career, Kessler pursued an MBA at Boston College in Chestnut Hill and studied Digital Government Transformation at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge.

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John Wolff
John Wolff
Kearney
Partner

John Wolff leads Kearney’s global Aerospace and Defense practice, serving Government and industry defense clients around the world. Wolff is now in his 26th year with the firm, and after working across multiple industries for eight years he began working with the US DoD in 2005. He has been in the practice lead role since 2020, achieving unprecedented growth and rapidly expanding the firm’s presence to multiple countries’ Defense Agencies and industrial bases. Building upon a wide range of strategic operations and organizational improvement capability, under Wolff’s leadership the practice has pressed into several new areas, including advanced analytics, adoption of Industry 4.0, and development of AI tools for supply chain risk management and resiliency.

Wolff also helps spearhead Kearney’s current work with the World Economic Forum on the Airports of Tomorrow initiative. Previously, he helped expand Kearney’s Women in Aerospace, Defense and Security network, which has hosted events around the world that promote interaction and advancement of female executives across the sector. Wolff has served on Kearney’s Global Partner Selection committee that elects new Partners, and the Global Talent Team that oversees broader Partner development and career track. He also led Kearney’s Washington DC office for four years. Wolff earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, graduating with High Distinction.

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Judi Dotson
Judi Dotson
Booz Allen Hamilton
President

Judith Dotson is a President of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Global Defense Sector. Trusted to transform missions with the power of tomorrow’s technologies, Booz Allen Hamilton advances the nation’s most critical civil, defense, and national security priorities. With more than 32 years of experience in consulting services, Dotson is well-versed in leading diverse teams with deep mission understanding. She currently oversees teams that provide the Department of Defense (DOD) with functional expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, next-generation data solutions, cyber, advanced software development, and more. Prior to her current role, Dotson led the firm’s National Security Sector leading teams.

Earlier in her career, Dotson led the firm’s work with the Joint Combatant Commands (JCC). Her clients included the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and the Combatant Commands. In addition, Dotson has held several internal leadership roles including serving as a member of the Booz Allen Excellence Awards Committee, the Partnership for Public Service Executive Committee, the Facilities Governance Board, and the Women's Golf Network Sponsor. She received a BS in computer science from the University of Maryland.

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Julia Harrison
Julia Harrison
FTI Consulting
Senior Managing Director

Julia Harrison is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Their professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. Notably, Harrison is the Global Head of Global Public Affairs & Government Relations and is based in Brussels. She works in the Strategic Communications practice.

A political communications specialist, Harrison specializes in board-level advice and was previously CEO Europe of an international consultancy. She has 30 years public affairs experience and has worked at the highest level across sectors and industries. She is also a founding board member of the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society. Harrison has held various Non-Executive Director and leadership roles and was Vice Chair of Downing College Campaign Committee and their successful £20 million fund raising campaign. Harrison is British and has an MA Cantab in English literature from Downing College, Cambridge.

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Kam Bhatoa
Kam Bhatoa
BJSS
Head of Government

Kam Bhatoa is the Head of Government at BJSS, a global IT consultancy recognised for delivering advanced technical solutions. Bhatoa’s professional journey, spanning over a quarter of a century, is distinguished by 15 years dedicated to innovating within the public sector. Before her impactful tenure at BJSS commenced in 2014, she honed her expertise at PwC. Her client portfolio reflects her meticulous approach, encompassing collaborations with entities such as the Home Office, DVSA, Central Government, Defence, and various pivotal government agencies. A vocal advocate for cross-government synergy, she strategically aligns various departments, capitalizing on BJSS's deep reservoir of experience to facilitate efficient and impactful solution delivery.

Bhatoa’s adeptness is particularly pronounced in complex, multi-vendor landscapes, but it is her global engagement that truly distinguishes her. A steadfast believer in technological inclusivity, she champions initiatives promoting accessibility. Recognizing the evolutionary nature of transformative change, Bhatoa firmly believes that industry leaders bear a significant responsibility to collaborate closely with governmental bodies, ensuring optimal results that serve the broader community. Within BJSS, Bhatoa is not merely a functional leader; she represents the epitome of professional excellence: ceaselessly driving initiatives to ensure comprehensive, inclusive, and globally relevant solutions.

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Petter Kilefors
Petter Kilefors
Arthur D. Little
Managing Partner

Petter Kilefors is a Managing Partner at Arthur D. Little in the Nordic region. As people, organizations and societies embrace change at pace, its leaders must anticipate, innovate and transform ever faster. They help their clients overcome today’s most pressing challenges and seize tomorrow’s most promising opportunities. Notably, Kilefors is a member of the global Strategy & Organization Practice, globally responsible for Private Equity with industry affiliation to the TIME, Health Care & Life Sciences, and Public Services Practices.

His professional focus is on strategy & organization, advice to private equity and industrial investors pre- and post-transaction (e.g. due diligence, valuation, strategy, change management, post-merger integration), and governance issues faced by corporations, investors, governments and multilateral organizations. Kilefors holds a Master’s in Economic Science and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics and the Rotterdam School of Management.

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Sharad-Maheshwari
Sharad Maheshwari
HCL Technologies
Vice President

Sharad Maheshwari is a Vice President for HCLTech, where he is focused on the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry and the U.S. State, Local, and Education segment for business acquisition, industry research, and go-to-market (GTM) strategy. With more than 20 years of experience, he has rich expertise in supporting A&D clients with business consulting services (Model Based Enterprise 2.0, MRO Advisory, A&D Taxonomy for Parts, Project Accounting), SAP led business transformation (IP & Products) with benefits realization, Intelligent Process Engineering for A&D Business Value Chains, manufacturing shop floor software engineering, enterprise analytics, digital workplace, Hybrid Cloud (GOV/FedRAMP Authorized), Networks, and Cybersecurity & IT managed services.

On top of that, Maheshwari has worked on internal HCLTech projects in partnership with export compliance teams that were focused on ensuring its U.S. Global Delivery Centers’ ITAR Compliance, ISO 27001/DFARS 252.204-7012/CMMC certification, and Data Sovereignty needs. Away from HCLTech, he has served as a volunteer for nonprofit organizations (Chicagoland area hospitals and charity groups) and has supported orphaned children in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Maheshwari earned a master’s in marketing management and a bachelor’s in instrumentation engineering from the University of Mumbai.

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Michael Flynn
Michael Flynn
Deloitte
Global Infrastructure, Transport & Regional Government Leader

Michael Flynn is the Global Infrastructure, Transport & Regional Government Leader for Deloitte. In this role, Flynn leads the global teams focused on public sector investment in Infrastructure, Transport & Mobility, Regional & Local Government (including cities) and Climate & Environment. He is also the EMEA Infrastructure & Capital Projects Leader with a particular focus on funding/financing public & private infrastructure projects. Through his global roles, Flynn has worked with Deloitte teams around the world advising public, private and banking sectors on government and infrastructure (including PPP), Real Estate, Project Finance and public sector related transactions.

Flynn’s roles also involve advising on business case development, value capture, new financing, refinancing and restructuring of funding positions in corporate and infrastructure projects. He has advised across a variety of sectors including energy, renewables (wind, biomass, solar and storage), education, healthcare, transport, water, waste & energy, regeneration, smart cities and real estate. Flynn is a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) PPP Business Advisory Board and an elected Irish council member of the International Project Finance Association.

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Michael Carrasco
Michael Carrasco
Alvarez & Marsal
Managing Director

Michael Carrasco is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Public Sector Services in Houston. With over 8,000 people across six continents, they deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Their senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. He specializes in organizational transformation advice and oversight, IT strategy, program design, risk management, complex investigations and the adoption of technology to enable wholesale organizational change.

With more than 22 years of experience, Carrasco has been an impactful leader in the Departments of Defense, Justice and State on matters affecting U.S. national security; provided management consulting services to multiple U.S. and foreign government agencies; and delivered legal advice to private sector clients around the world. Throughout his career, he has focused on solving problems with a practical and client-centered approach to accelerate value realization. Prior to joining A&M, he served as Managing Partner with a world-leading technology consulting business. Carrasco earned a bachelor’s in politics and law from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a JD from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of several state and federal attorneys’ bars.

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Marc Reinhardt
Marc Reinhardt
Capgemini
EVP, Public Sector Global Industry Leader

Marc Reinhardt is the Public Sector Global Industry Leader of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries.

In his Life Science/Healthcare role, he advised companies and government institutions to take advantage of the breakthroughs in Genetics in the early 2000s, and helped governments deal with budget crises and demographic challenges by digitizing citizen services as well as internal administrative processes. During the most recent crises he and his teams have developed responses to migration crises, the pandemic as well as the climate emergency for governments and agencies at local, state, federal and international levels. He has built and run Public Sector businesses during his tenure at Capgemini. Over the last 15 years he has established a Public Sector unit in Germany and brought it to market leadership – he currently is driving the move of Capgemini in replicating the firms European leadership position in the Public Sector to the global level. Reinhardt graduated from the University of Hohenheim.

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Oliver Elirani
Oliver Elirani
Ollen Group
Managing Partner

Oliver Elirani is a Managing Partner of Ollen Group. He has more than 13 years of institutional and entrepreneurial experiences in different industries and capabilities, mainly in agribusiness, consumer goods, food & beverage, healthcare. government and public sector. Early in his career, he had several roles in the banking industry, working for the Bank of Beirut and Banque BEMO sal, managing risk and credit portfolios reaching up to $1 billion. He went on to become a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Middle East, where he served in the Beirut, Riyadh, and Dubai offices across different practices, from CIPS and government consulting to deals transaction services and corporate finance.

Most recently, Elirani served as the Deputy CEO of one of the leading Agtech companies in the MENA region, and currently sits on the board of several companies directly involved in National Food Security and sustainability in the GCC mainly operating in agribusiness and food & beverage sectors. Elirani is a CFA Charterholder and Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Six Sigma Black Belt, and Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA). In addition, he holds a bachelor's in business & finance from the Lebanese University and has completed several specialization programs in strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, data science, and artificial intelligence from global universities and organizations.

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Patrick-Roche
Patrick Roche
Boston Consulting Group
Senior Partner & Managing Director

Patrick Roche is a Senior Partner and former Managing Director of Boston Consulting Group's London office. BCG partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. The firm was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, it works closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Roche has extensive experience working across industries and geographies on all aspects of strategy, transformation, digital, organization, and operations--and specializes in strategy, transformation, and large-scale change. Roche works primarily in the public sector, health care (biopharma, medtech), and infrastructure. He co-leads the Public Sector practice for the UK, and is the global lead for public sector transport, cities, and infrastructure. Prior to BCG, Roche served as a consultant for Deloitte. He earned a Master of Engineering in engineering science from the University of Oxford.

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Richard Crowe
Richard Crowe
Booz Allen Hamilton
President

Richard Crowe is the President of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Civil Sector. Trusted to transform missions with the power of tomorrow’s technologies, Booz Allen Hamilton advances the nation’s most critical civil, defense, and national security priorities. Crowe drives growth by modernizing and transforming missions across federal civilian departments and agencies. In his 17 years at Booz Allen, Crowe has led some of the firm’s largest programs supporting challenging client missions across the business. Previously, Crowe was Booz Allen’s chief growth officer, building a best-in-class business development organization aligned to the firm’s business strategy and growth. He also led Booz Allen’s Health business; and presided over the firm’s entire portfolio of work supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Crowe has more than 30 years of strategy development and technology delivery experience – and in 2021 won WashingtonExec's Pinnacle Award for Business Development Executive of the Year. Before joining Booz Allen in 2004, he was the chief technical officer at PlasmaSol Corp. Crowe is the author of seven patents related to the method and application of non-equilibrium plasmas. He has a BE in electrical engineering from State University of New York Maritime College and an MS in technology management from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Robin Dufresne
Robin Dufresne
CSG Government Solutions
Executive Vice President

Robin Dufresne is an Executive Vice President with CSG Government Solutions (CSG), a national leader in IT management consulting for complex projects that modernize the technology and business processes of large government programs. She serves as the Senior Practice Director for Child Support, Child Welfare, and Healthcare and Human Services (HHS), and recently added Unemployment Insurance, Workers’ Compensation, and other programs to her management portfolio. Since she joined CSG in 2012, Dufresne has had a significant impact on its growth and culture, supporting the expansion of its footprint to serve 48 states and territories, significantly growing its workforce with hundreds of talented consultants, and establishing a reputation for excellence in management consulting.

Dufresne has nearly 20 years of IT consulting experience. She is a nationally recognized thought leader in healthcare IT and reform initiatives for government public assistance programs. She has collaborated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a member of the Medicaid Technology Alliance to help guide states toward the implementation of modular systems that lower operational costs and improve outcomes. She also served as the board chair for the Private Sector Technology Group and led collaboration activities between CMS and the State Technology Advisory Group. Dufresne previously served as the Medicaid Operations Director for MaineCare Services and has a Master of Science in Management degree in healthcare administration from New England College.

 

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Stefan Becker
Stefan Becker
CGI Federal
Senior Vice President and Business Unit Leader

Stefan Becker leads the Regulatory Agency Programs (RAP) business unit within CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group, Inc. In this role, Becker oversees the development and execution of the business and solution strategy across a diverse portfolio of client organizations. Becker joined CGI in 2004 through the merger with American Management Systems, where he began his career in 1994. Becker has held a range of leadership roles guiding client engagements and CGI strategic initiatives in Europe and North America, spanning both the public and private sectors.

Becker’s passion for innovation keeps him at the forefront of emerging technologies. His areas of expertise include the design and implementation of transformative IT and business initiatives with a particular focus on digital transformation, process optimization and data analytics. Based on his knowledge of both public and private sector market dynamics, Becker offers innovative insights to apply commercial practices to the unique needs of government clients. Becker is a member of CGI’s Global Operations Team. He received a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems from George Mason University. He also holds a post-graduate professional certificate in Organization Development and Change Management from Georgetown University.

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Tobias Aebi
Tobias Aebi
Arthur D. Little
Principal

Tobias Aebi is a Principal of Arthur D. Little. He first joined the company in 2015 as consultant. In his 8+ years of strategy consulting across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and North America, Aebi has developed strong expertise in advising energy and aerospace & defense clients on their most pressing strategic and organizational issues to make them fit for the future.

Notably, Aebi has particular experience in defense, the space industry as well as across all life-cycles of nuclear power, where he recently led multiple assignments. He earned a master's in international management from CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education, an MSc in finance and CEMS international management from Esade and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of St.Gallen.

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Chen
Vincent Chin
Boston Consulting Group
Global Vice Chair

Based in Singapore, Vincent Chin currently serves as Global Vice Chair of BCG’s Public Sector practice and is concurrently the firm’s Asia Pacific Leader for the Social Impact Practice. This follows his transition from a six-year tenure as the global leader of BCG’s Public Sector Practice, during which time the business grew exponentially. Prior to this, Chin led the firm’s South East Asia region. Chin recently featured in The Business Times to discuss his leadership style, highlighting the importance of cultural connections and the human touch, which is a thread that runs through his approach to clients, colleagues, leadership, and life.

A bold thinker, Chin has authored numerous reports on public and social media to inform his clients on how to tackle these most urgent and complex issues. He has called out a new age that we are entering: one necessitated by climate change, enabled by digital technologies with an imperative for the public, private and social sectors to deliver both economic and social value. To help government leaders grapple with challenges to secure future social and economic stability and progress, Chin and the team at BCG are guided by the tried-and-tested mantra: “Think big, start small, and scale fast” which ensures that governments can plan long term and yet reach impact in the short term.