Valerie Cliff

Key Consultants

Valerie’s career spans over 30 years in consultancy, line and interim management, especially in the IT sector.

Sector and Service Expertise

Valerie has a particular expertise in IT, financial and business services and the public sector. She works on all of Skarbek’s core services.

Strengths and Career Achievements

A graduate in languages and of an executive education programme at London Business School, Valerie spent 10 years with Accenture, 5 years as a senior manager with Lloyd’s of London. She has subsequently been successful in building several business, HR and IT consultancy practices and led major multinational business transformation projects. She has worked with major IT firms such as IBM and ACL.

Valerie offers our clients the design and programme management skills and political sensitivity to define and implement complex business change projects on time and on budget with the full buy-in of management and staff.

Recent experience includes leading multiple projects to achieve post-merger business separation and integration, a review of IT effectiveness for a large international charitable fund, and the development of the business strategy for a central government department following its change in mission.

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