Sarah joined the Group in 2015 as Executive Assistant bringing a wealth of experience from her time at IBM and Pfizer. Based in the UK, Sarah has since been key in supporting the UK Leadership Team and after a short time progressed into the role of Group HR and Governance Business Partner. Working alongside the senior leadership teams, Sarah has driven best practice in group compliance and quality standards, as well as supporting and implementing the HR strategy across Bland Group UK Holdings.
Before joining the group, Sarah worked for IBM at their UK Head Office for 11years, gaining experience across a wide range of HR disciplines. Completing a CIPD qualification in 2016 and an MBA in strategic leadership at the University of Portsmouth in 2020, has underpinned this experience and supports her recent move into the role of Group Operations Director. This now sees Sarah support the wider group to drive improvement across all disciplines.