June 22, 2020
Accenture Selected as Master Technologist for Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport
SYDNEY; June 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been appointed Master Technologist for the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport, opening in 2026.
In this role, Accenture will support Western Sydney Airport, which is responsible for building the airport, to design the technology architecture and infrastructure required for an international airport capable of delivering an enhanced passenger journey now and into the future.
Working with airport authorities, Accenture will consider how innovative technologies — such as the internet of things (IoT), data management (analytics), cloud computing and security — can be deployed to enable efficient operations and facilitate the rapid and safe movement of people and goods throughout the airport. The goal is to create a world-leading airport that is responsive to the needs of travellers, users of airport facilities, employees and industry partners.
Bob Easton, Chairman, Accenture Australia and New Zealand, said, “This project is a great example of innovation in the planning and development of intelligent infrastructure. We look forward to working with Western Sydney Airport and will bring our deep industry experience in airports, digital technologies, cloud and customer experience to this project of national significance.”
Accenture has strong global experience working with infrastructure providers, airport operators and border management agencies.
About Western Sydney International Airport
Western Sydney International is Sydney’s new airport, opening in 2026. The terminal will be able to cater for up to 10 million passengers per year on opening, gradually expanding with demand to eventually cater to 82 million passengers per year by the 2060s, becoming one of the biggest gateways to Australia.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialised capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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