Thiru Pillay

EMEA Consulting Marketplace Leader

Africa Consulting Leader

Thiru Pillay

Thiru is the Managing Director of Deloitte Consulting in Africa and is responsible for the overall strategy, operations and financial performance of the business across 16 African countries. He is also the Global Innovation Leader for Deloitte Consulting and serves on the Global Consulting Executive Committee. He was also recently appointed as EMEA Consulting Marketplace leader. 

Thiru ran the Strategy & Innovation practice in South Africa for six years, establishing Deloitte as one of the leading strategy players in South Africa. He was, until 2011, a member of the Board of the Southern African firm. His industry focus is Energy and he is the firm’s Lead Client Service Director for Eskom.  

As a consulting professional, he has led and advised on a wide range of projects including large transformation programmes, strategy development and implementation initiatives, technology implementations, and various business improvement projects.  

He has specialised skills in business strategy, merger integration and organisation transformation and has worked with clients across industries and functional areas. 

Before joining Deloitte, Thiru founded and led an operations improvement consulting business

Thiru Pillay