Lance Levy is the CEO of Capco, a specialized global management consultancy, focused exclusively on the financial services industry.
Lance is responsible for setting the firm’s strategic direction, overseeing day-to-day management of the business, and promoting Capco’s values to preserve the firm’s highly distinctive culture.
Having worked exclusively in the financial services and consulting industry for over 25 years, Lance is an established leader, with expertise in shaping and executing global growth strategies.
Since joining Capco in 2015, Lance has repositioned the business to focus on Capco’s strong heritage of deep domain expertise and high-value consulting, driving client value through innovative thinking in Banking and Payments, Capital Markets, and Wealth and Asset Management. Under Lance’s leadership, Capco has grown rapidly from 3,000 employees to more than 5,000, servicing the world’s leading financial institutions in the most critical financial markets.
Most recently, in 2017, Lance oversaw the sale of Fidelity National Information Services’ majority stake in Capco to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a leading private equity firm. The sale has enabled further expansion in key high-demand services, and the ability to attract new talent to build further capabilities.
Prior to joining Capco, Lance served on the Executive Team of FIS as Head of Consulting Services and spent more than 15 years at Accenture, where he was a member of the Financial Services Leadership Team and the Accenture Leadership Council. At Accenture Lance held the position of Accenture’s Senior Managing Director of Financial Services in Europe, Africa, and Latin America, responsible for overseeing a business spanning 34 countries, employing more than 10,000 people, and generating over $3.5B in revenue. He also served for many years as Accenture’s Global Head of Sales in Financial Services, responsible for sales strategy, delivering some of the company’s largest strategic sales, and helping to grow annual sales in excess of $8B.
Lance was born and educated in South Africa and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and MBA from University of Cape Town.