Strategy Director & Board Member
Sara qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen and subsequently joined Thomson Reuters. During a 17 year career at the company Sara held a number of senior Finance positions. Her roles encompassed financial planning and management (including Head of Finance for Reuters UK and Ireland and Global Head of Planning for Reuters), as well as leadership roles on a number of complex and high-profile projects at the company. These included the IPO of a subsidiary on NASDAQ, the sale of a software business to private equity acquirers for $600m, and the design and implementation of a company-wide activity-based costing model.
Prior to leaving the firm, Sara’s focus was commercial strategy where she led a business-wide review of pricing and discounting. Sara has a BA (Hons) degree in French & Philosophy from St Edmund Hall, Oxford.