Sara Mathew

Non-Executive Director


Appointed as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee in July 2019.


Sara was previously Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Dun & Bradstreet. In this role, she led the transformation of the Company into an innovative digital enterprise. Prior to her role as Chair and Chief Executive Officer, she also served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer where she initiated and managed the redesign of the Company’s accounting processes and controls. Prior to her career at Dun & Bradstreet, Sara spent 18 years at Procter & Gamble serving as CFO of the Baby Care and Pamper Products businesses and Vice President of Finance in Asia. Previously, she served on the boards of Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited, Campbell Soup Company and Avon.

Sara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Madras in Chennai, India and holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Skills and competencies

Sara has extensive Board experience across a number of industries including healthcare, consumer products and financial services. She has experience with consumer goods products and digital technologies and has led strategic and digital transformations. She brings great insight to the Board through her previous positions and demonstrates valuable leadership qualities.

Current external appointments

Chair of Freddie Mac

Director of State Street Corporation

Director of NextGen Acquisition Corporation

Director of Dropbox, Inc.

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