Eileen Burns

  • Eileen Burns
  • +353 1 920 2018
  • Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland


Eileen is Head of Legal Tech and Innovation Services in Arthur Cox. She has over three decades of experience in consulting services and the tech industry.

Eileen has developed and led global teams in technology driven business change programmes. Prior to joining Arthur Cox this year, Eileen spent 17 years in senior leadership positions at both European and global levels within Accenture, where her group was responsible for the strategy, design, implementation and support of the IT infrastructure, IT services and business applications to support Accenture globally. This includes supporting approximately 250 global applications including a global single instance ERP on SAP and maintaining the global network and data centre/cloud infrastructure along with managing more than 400,000 workstations, email and OneDrive accounts.

Eileen was a member of Accenture’s Global CIO Executive Leadership Team for 13 years. In addition, Eileen also served 10 years in the Accenture Management Consulting practice working directly with clients on large scale technology implementation programmes across a range of industries in Ireland, the UK, France and Germany.

Eileen has particular expertise in developing IT strategies which align to and drive value for very large global businesses. She has extensive experience in delivering digital transformation programmes that deliver tangible and game changing business outcomes.

Eileen is a graduate of the University of Limerick and holds a Bachelor in Engineering in Electronic and Computer Engineering. Eileen is a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society.