Rob Heaney

Director, PwC New Zealand

Rob is a practical strategist, architect and leader of organisational development and change.

Rob is a Director within PwC’s Management Consulting practice. Rob has significant hands-on experience in developing and leading workforce strategy and plans, operating model design and implementation, organisational development and change management programmes. 

Before returning to PwC in 2017, Rob was the Director of Defence Human Resources at the New Zealand Defence Force. Rob has extensive private and public sector experience in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and is tertiary qualified in Human Resource Management, Commercial Law and Industrial Relations.


  • Human Capital strategy and policy development
  • Operating model review and design and implementation
  • Strategic workforce management
  • Change management
  • Operational HR management - including industrial relations
  • Business performance management and governance
  • Programme and project management