Sarah is Founder and CEO at The Experience Accelerator, a Bahraini headquartered company that uses the latest cognitive research and digital technologies to help business leaders and working professionals learn new behaviours faster and more effectively. Merging thoughtful content, deliberate practice and AI technologies combined with a global network of virtual coaches, The Experience Accelerator delivers a radical new way of accelerating our performance at work.
Thought partner to business leaders throughout EMEA, Sarah is effective in a wide range of learning contexts – from C suite dialogues in Zurich, high potential leader development in Budapest to Deputy Directors training in Dubai. She is known for developing leaders who manage operations in fast growing, culturally diverse, and complex markets. Sarah's prior roles include Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' (H&S) Leadership Development; Executive Director at Thunderbird School of Global Management where she led a significant expansion of Thunderbird's operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Managing Director at the Corporate Executive Board where she ran their EMEA Finance and Strategy Division.
She received a BSc (Hons) from Aston University, Birmingham, and an International MBA with distinction from Thunderbird School of Global Management. A British national, Sarah now shares her time between Switzerland and Bahrain. She enjoys skiing, is a passionate Liverpool FC football fan and enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 teenage children.