Owen Davies leads Accenture's public-pension group for North America.
He has been with Accenture for 22 years in technology and management consulting, working on a variety of projects serving both public-sector and commercial clients. In leading the company's strategy and development work for public-retirement assets and offerings, he has been serving public-retirement clients for 10 years.
Davies, who is based in Accenture's Sacramento, Calif., office, holds a bachelor's degree in science and electrical engineering from Princeton University.
As governments move their workers into new kinds of retirement plans, pension organizations are going to have to change a lot about the way they serve their members. They're going to have to learn to be coaches.