As a corporate affairs professional, Sara has more than twenty years’ experience in corporate responsibility, stakeholder relations, communication and marketing, with both corporate and community organisations, holding staff and board positions.
Sara recently became Executive Manager of Suncorp Group’s new corporate responsibility function, leading the development of environmental and social responsibility strategy group-wide.
Previously, Sara worked for resources giant Xstrata, global investment firm Babcock & Brown and accounting firm Ernst & Young, leading the implementation of sustainability policy, social impact management, stakeholder engagement and community investment at regional, national and global levels.
Sara has held executive and management roles in advocacy, communications and marketing in the community sector with Australia’s largest social enterprise and childcare provider Goodstart Early Learning, international development agency TEAR Australia and the human services agency Uniting Church Queensland.
Sara is on the Board of Climate KIC Australia, the National Steering Group of LBG Australia New Zealand and the Queensland Steering Committee of the Social Impact Measurement Network Australia.
Sara volunteers her professional skills in Australia and overseas to support international relief and development agencies. She is a proud alumni of QUT, and holds Bachelor of Business-Management and a Master of Business-Marketing.