Sarah has been consulting to PMG on marketing and business development since 2015. Her focus is on building investor and strategic partner relationships in the South Island, as well as providing direction of PMG's marketing strategy. Sarah brings a wealth of experience and connections in business development and investment, having run her own successful marketing agency in Dunedin for eight years and as a professional director for several companies and not for profit organisations.
As Managing Director for Immersion Marketing for eight years, Sarah oversaw strategy development and implementation for over 100 clients, including major national and international brands. Prior to that Sarah held national marketing and business development roles for NPT Limited in New Zealand, and Colonial First State, Hyperion Asset Management and the Commonwealth Bank in Australia.
Sarah is a passionate Dunedinite and active member of the community, she is currently the Chair of Startup Dunedin and a Councillor for the Otago Medical Research Foundation. She is also a director and co-owner of her husband Alex's business United Machinists, as well as her own business Immersion Ventures which invests in startup companies. Sarah, Alex and their toddler son Finlay live off the grid in a forestry block about 30minutes South of Dunedin.