Sarah Essien

Sarah has amassed extensive experience during her career spanning over a decade working for organisations in diverse industries including Banking, Insurance, Oil and Gas and Telecommunications. Working mainly as an Accountant and Finance Business Partner, and more recently as a Senior Business Manager, Sarah is passionate about adding value and delivering results for her stakeholders. She has built a reputation as a trusted partner to executives and C-level leaders in several roles and has worked on several exciting and high-profile projects over the years.

Sarah received a B.Sc. Hons. in Business Economics from Brunel University and later went on to attain an M.Sc. in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of London. Sarah has also received qualifications from professional bodies in Accounting and Project Management. Above all Sarah considers herself to be a people person and believes human capital is one of the greatest assets a company can have. As such, she is passionate about mentoring others and has received invaluable mentoring herself.

Sarah is the co-founder of Advanced Level Youth Empowerment Foundation NGO and also co-founded FEMME Afrik, and develops future female African leaders.