Who we are

Desirée Klein-Wagner & Associates

Desirée Klein-Wagner  MBA, GRP

Owner and Managing Director


E-Mail: desiree@hrvaluecurve.com

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Desirée founded HR ValueCurve in 2012 following an extensive corporate career with bluechips in various sectors, geographies and cultures. With her strong business interest, inquisitive mind, high solution-orientation and perseverance, Desirée worked her way up through the HR function heading Reward & Performance and HR M&A globally in Allianz, BP and Tetra Laval (Tetra Pak) Group. She previously occupied various Region, Country and Division HR and Finance leadership roles in Hi-Tech, starting her career in HP, then building the European Compensation, Benefits & Mobility functions in Intel and Nokia. Desirée was the first European Board member of WorldatWork (previously, the American Compensation Association)  in the U.S. and also served a term as Non-Executive Director of the Global Equity Organisation (GEO). She initiated and co-founded the WorldatWork European Reward Consortium and Western Management Group's EuroComp survey and is an accomplished conference speaker. Desirée holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, a business degree from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Germany and a Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) certification from WorldatWork.  Alongside her work as a global HR/Reward adviser to corporate clients, she has been a part-time lecturer at the university of applied sciences teaching reward to young talents studying for their Master of HR Management degree.


Recognized HR leaders and subject matter experts with extensive industry experience across countries and sectors, strong specialist capabilities, passion and drive. Associates can be pulled in for larger assignments, or depending on geographic needs (e.g., expert based in Asia) as necessary and agreed with clients to optimally serve their needs.                                                                                             (Examples - HR ValueCurve Associates)

Strategic Partners

  • HR ValueCurve partners with the Organisational Fingerprinting Consultancy (OFC) to deliver truly integrated talent, reward & performance services to clients, helping them increase their organisational effectiveness measurably and sustainably to allow them to move up the HR value curve!
  • Like HR ValueCurve, OFC only works with Associate Consultants with significant corporate expertise and experience across sectors and regions.
  • We both work with start-ups as well as some of the largest companies in the world, privately owned and listed companies.

OFC's four areas of expertise are: Leadership - Integrated Talent Management - Organisational Effectiveness - Career Management.

For further information on OFC, please consult its website: https://www.ofc-ltd.uk/