Sarah has more than 20 years of experience in employee advocacy, recruitment and professional development facilitation. Sarah believes that every individual can reach their personal true potential, by working from a strengths-based model, removing the barriers and by society working collaboratively.
Sarah joined the Be. Accessible team in 2014, where she co-designed the Be. Employed Internship programme. This innovative employment initiative has facilitated more than 250 employment placements for access citizens over the past five years and this respected employment programme continues to lead the market in shaping corporate culture and providing New Zealand employers with a pipeline to a previously untapped talent pool.
Having previously worked as a Labour Inspector with the Department of Labour and as an Operations Manager within the HR team PwC Hong Kong, Sarah brings a wealth of business acumen and a diversity of experience to her role. Having a Bachelor of Business (majoring in Management), Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and an advanced Certificate in Family Mediation, coupled with two of Sarah’s key strengths, being Communication and Development of others, beautifully compliments her other role at Be. Accessible, as Possibility and Culture Lead.
Sarah is a proud Aucklander, having been born and raised in the “City of Sales”, she loves to experience other cultures and is regularly known to recount fond memories of the 10 years she spent living and working in Hong Kong. Sarah spends her precious spare time with her two teenage children and her naughty but very handsome Pomapoo Sebby, who is also the official Be. Accessible office dog.