Valerie Keller

Valerie Keller

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Valerie 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 Global Markets group.

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 non-governmental organisations.

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.

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

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

At Saïd Business School, Valerie designs and leads executive education programmes.