Bernadette Howlett is an advisor to executives in the financial services industry for Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business. She is a Partner with PwC Australia, based in Sydney. She specialises in portfolio and business unit strategy - either in the form of new ventures and M&A or as growth strategies for existing businesses.
Bernadette’s current leadership roles in Strategy& are Australian Financial Services (FS) Lead, and PwC FS XLoS Insurance Leader, Strategy& People Partner.
Bernadette has broad financial services experience and over 18 years consulting experience. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton she had 10 years business management experience in customer facing roles within the consumer products sector with the last role before joining Booz as Asia/Pacific Regional Marketing Director for a US multinational.
Bernadette holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and an EMBA from the AGSM University of NSW. In addition she has completed the Authentic Leadership Program at Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.