Nedra Dickson


Europe Market Lead and Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead

Nedra Dickson, Managing Director, leads Accenture’s Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Programs across 20 countries.  Nedra is also responsible for Europe Procurement Operations in 30 countries.

A seasoned and awarded executive, Nedra possesses over 20 years of Technology Consulting, Operations Management, Procurement Sourcing and Category Management experience with Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries.  With strong expertise in Procurement transformation and Supplier Relationship Management, she has managed over $2B in contingent labor spend.

Within her current roles, Nedra oversees Accenture’s procurement opportunities with diverse-owned businesses globally.   Nedra is credited for expanding Accenture’s award-winning and world-renown dedicated diverse supplier mentoring program – Diverse Supplier Development Program (DSDP).  This program represents customized curriculum set around helping to grow and develop diverse businesses, to support their successful integration into Accenture’s global supply chain.  This program is currently operating in six geographies (US, Canada, UK, South Africa, Ireland, and India), with expansions to Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Mexico in 2021.   Nedra also leads Procurement operations end to end in Europe leading over $2.5B in Procurement spend.  This entails sourcing, category management and operations.

Nedra’s leadership has led to global “Best in Class” recognition for Accenture’s Supplier Diversity Program.

Nedra holds several Board of Director positions within the Supplier Diversity Community.

  • Board member of Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • Board member of Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council (GMSDC)
  • Board member for Canadian Aboriginal Supplier Development Council (CAMSC)
  • Board member of Disability: IN
  • Board member of National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Founding Board Member of GSDA – Global Supplier Diversity Alliance

Nedra was recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the Top Diversity and Inclusion Officers of Atlanta, Global Supplier Diversity Champion by NGLCC,  Georgia Top 25 Women in their Female Success Factor Series, WE magazine as one of America’s Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity, Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity, WBENC Corporate Mentor of the Yea, USAPCC- SE region Mentor of the Year and most recently as Top 30 Champions in Diversity

Nedra grew up in Arkansas and holds an MBA from University of Southern California, a BS degree from Florida State University and BA degree from California State University @ Northridge.  Nedra enjoys traveling as she has been to over 65 countries.  She also enjoys reading and playing golf in her spare time.