With a background in economics and public policy in Australia and New Zealand, Sarah brings more than 12 years’ experience working with government and the private sector. As a result, her advice is informed by strong analytical, strategic and problem-solving skills.
At Taylor Fry, Sarah’s focus is on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk, specialising in two of the most significant ESG risks for all organisations: climate and sustainability, and cyber risk.
Sarah works closely with our actuaries to undertake business-relevant modelling of key ESG risks to ensure results are meaningful. She is also a member of the Actuaries Institute’s Climate and Sustainability Working Group. She says:
“The most complex problems facing society don’t get solved when people work in silos, or by experts with a narrow range of focus. Our clients benefit from a cross-disciplinary approach to understand and quantify some of their most important risks.”
Previously, Sarah worked in fiscal policy for the New Zealand Government, and as a client manager for a large multi-national law firm’s cyber incident response team. These roles have given her a deep appreciation for how organisations navigate complex policy and regulatory landscapes.Sarah’s Qualifications
- Global Association of Risk Professionals, Sustainability and Climate Risk Certificate
- Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Geography)
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