Valerie Keller

Executive Director, EY Strategy / EY Beacon Institute global leader

Valerie Keller has deep expertise in leadership, purpose-driven transformation and innovation. She is global head of the EY Beacon Institute and an executive director of Ernst & Young LLP in its strategy practice.

As a former chief executive officer, she has established healthcare facilities, housing developments and social enterprises. Valerie was also founder of Veritas and two US coalitions focused on housing and healthcare system reform. She has advised US Congressional Committees and facilitated public-private partnerships across businesses, government agencies and NGOs.

Valerie is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and recipient of JP Morgan Chase's 20 Under 40 and Change Agent Network's Humanitarian of the Year awards. She is an Associate Fellow of the University of Oxford Said Business School where she designs and leads executive education programs.

Valerie serves on the Harvard Kennedy School Women's Leadership Board and the advisory boards of Global Thinkers Forum, World Policy Institute and Womanity US.

She holds an MBA with Distinction Honours from the University of Oxford and completed post-graduate work at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School.