Wilhelm Schultz
Wilhelm Schultz

Wilhelm Schultz

Director, Head of Africa



Summary Bio

Wilhelm has more than 20 years of management consulting and operational improvement experience across industries, including mining, power and utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing.

Prior to joining Partners in Performance in 2013, he held positions at Anglo American and McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), cum laude, from the University of Pretoria.

Wilhelm’s global experience spans Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, where he has partnered with clients to effectively address strategic, operational and organisational issues.

Wilhelm believes a successful transformation needs to combine various technical and behavioural aspects. As a leader of our Continuous Improvement Practice, he is energised by seeing a bold aspiration translated into pragmatic improvement ideas, with the entire organisation aligned and driving to achieve business goals.


  • Large-scale, Company-wide Transformation
  • Behavioural Change
  • Alignment and Ownership of Organisation
  • Continuous Improvement

Core Sectors

  • Mining and Metals
  • Utilities


  • MBA – Oxford University
  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering (Cum Laude) – University of Pretoria
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