Sara Newman often gets asked what it is she really does, as if it is a ‘dark art’. The answer is that she get things done, be it project or programme delivery, service or people management or more general business operations.
She is passionate about making a difference, whether it’s with an individual, team, department, business, project or process. She likes to make things better, simpler, less risky and more fun, where possible.
Sara is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a PRINCE2 and ITIL practitioner; she’s held a number of senior roles including Head of Service Operations in IT outsourcing, where she managed resources, clients, project and processes; Interim COO at an event registration, ticketing and intelligence company; IT director at a top 25 accountancy firm and Operations Director at an independent cloud-focused consultancy. At Securys she has guided a number of entertainment organisations through GDPR compliance.