Sarah Derry

Senior Vice President, Talent & Culture – Pacific, ACCOR

Sarah Derry joined AccorHotels in April 2017 as Vice President Talent & Culture Australia. Sarah is degree qualified and has completed post graduate studies in Human Resource Management, Training and Coaching. Currently completing her Masters in Human Resources and Organisational Development

Sarah has worked extensively in the hospitality and tourism industry and has significant work experience in the fields of education, marketing and recruitment prior to this role, Sarah was Director of HR consulting firm People Reaching Potential (PRP) and was previously Regional Director of Human Resources for an international company responsible for the businesses in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific region. Currently Vice President of Talent & Culture AccorHotels Australia.

Sarah is also an ACC member of the ICF (International Coaching Federation) and AHRI (Australian Human Resources Institute).

Sarah specializes in the areas of culture transformation, strategic business planning, leadership development, employee engagement and organizational behaviour. Sarah is also an Associate Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Charles Sturt University.

Sarah has been married for 23 plus years, has a young family and lives in Sydney, Australia. Sarah is a passionate, committed and driven individual, who enjoys developing others.

Specialties: Human Resources, Coaching, Learning & Development and Transformational Leadership.