Full Name
Francesca Gori
Job Title
Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific and LATAM (Growth Markets)
Speaker Bio
Francesca Gori is the Regional Director of Legal at Accenture for Geographic Compliance and Corporate Legal. She
leads a team of approximately 60 in-house talented lawyers across Middle East, Africa and ASIA PACIFIC, and is
also the General counsel for Accenture in Middle East.

Throughout her career, she gained extensive experience in major international law firms providing support to
multinational companies. During her 16-year tenure with Accenture, Francesca has been part of several global
project implementation initiatives, as well as the set-up of new operations and legal entities across the Eastern
Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Asia and Latin America regions.

She is an active and recognized member of Accenture’s “Accent on Woman” organization and she is the Managing
Director sponsor for women in Accenture legal team, which helps grow the next generation of female leaders at
Accenture. She is also mentor and coaching for Accenture program to help female talent to become Managing
Directors. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, and she is a valued coach to women in
the Middle East. She is also the author of several publications on Employment Law and Data Privacy and sits on the
board of directors of Accenture legal entities. She is also a member of Accenture’s Geographic Unit Leadership
Council in Middle East.

She is seat in the Board of American Chamber Abu Dhabi, and part of legal Affair Committee. She is also part of
several working groups in Middle East for Gender Equality
Francesca holds a Law degree from L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy, she is a certified attorney at the
Italian Barrister, and has a strong background in Compliance, Employment Law, Immigration and Corporate law,
Data Privacy, and Regulatory matters across Europe, AAPAC and LATAM. She lives in Dubai with her son Leonardo
of 14 years old and enjoys spending time with her family.
Francesca Gori