Valerie Keller, MBA

An entrepreneur and public policy advocate, Valerie’s work bridges sectors, industries. As a CEO she established healthcare facilities, housing developments and social enterprises for economic development and poverty alleviation. She has raised more than $100M USD and co-founded two coalitions catalyzing housing and healthcare system reform via public-private partnerships.
Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Young Global Leader’, Valerie is also a recipient of various public and private sector awards including JP Morgan Chase ‘20 Under 40’, Change Agent Network’s ‘Humanitarian of the Year’, and the Independent’s ‘Women Who Mean Business’ awards. She has provided expert testimony for U.S. Senate and House Committees and served as broadcast media commentator and print media guest columnist.

She is CEO of Veritas, an advisory she founded in 2009 accelerating growth for business with social or environmental impact and helping films catalyze social change. She is also an Associate Fellow at Oxford University's Saïd Business School where she focuses on re-architecting networks for value-creation.

Valerie holds an MBA with distinction honors from the University of Oxford and completed post-graduate work at the Harvard Business School and Kennedy School of Government. She has served on a dozen boards and government task forces and is currently on the advisory boards of Global Thinkers Forum and the World Policy Institute. She speaks and writes on change leadership, social innovation, cross-sector collaborations and women’s empowerment.