Valerie Wheeler

Valerie Wheeler

Partner, PwC New Zealand

Valerie is a Partner in our Consulting practice with over 20 years of experience helping organisations solve important problems.

The focus of her career has been public sector performance improvement, with a focus on strategy development, operating model design, the design and implementation of service improvements, capacity building, and organisational change.

Valerie has spent the bulk of her career in big four consulting environments supporting clients in the health and human services, and education sectors.  She has also had the privilege of working for the New Zealand Treasury.

Throughout her career, she has played leadership and management roles on engagements ranging in size from large-scale transformations to smaller-scale projects to develop strategic plans and target operating models, measure performance, and develop and implement public policy.

Valerie holds an MBA from the University of Toronto, and her work experience spans Canada, the UK, the Middle East, and New Zealand.


  • Strategy development
  • Operating model design
  • Implementation of service improvements
  • Capacity building
  • Organisational change