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Role Players 2019

Sarah Richson

Richemele International Consultants

Sarah Richson is the CEO of Richemele International Consultants; Co-founding Director at Yusudi (Youth) Africa; and Network Co-Director at Women in Technology International (WITI).

Sarah Richson is a thought leader and influencer with deep experience and vast mastery of the 21ST century workplace trends and analytics, which has seen her travel the world as a renowned Global Speaker. Sarah's passion and work is highly recognized and she now is an award-winning expert; having been honoured with an award during the global WEF (Women Economic Forum) where she was named "Exceptional Woman of Excellence - 2018". Her speech at the award ceremony was "Driving Change through Data Analytics". She is currently a master trainer for HR Analytics and Digitization to HR in-house teams as well as through IHRM Kenya.

Sarah is a Certified Executive Coach and Governance expert. She is currently a Doctoral candidate who also holds a Degree in International Business and Management; as well as an MBA from the UK, making her a distinguished HR Strategist and International HR Consultant. Her impressive footprint and knowledge is grounded on practical wisdom, having undertaken diverse assignments including building the capacity for 150 HR Professionals in Rwanda in Strategic HRM as well as working on a Diversity and Inclusion project with the IFC, World Bank. Sarah has also held senior strategic roles which include being a Global HR Director overseeing 20+ geographies across UK, USA, Asia and Africa, cutting across Leadership and Organization Strategy. In 2018 alone Sarah has trained and mentored thousands of women in business and professional career pathways across the world.

Sarah Richson is a values-driven leader and her life is underpinned by four personal values which are a constant theme in her work, life and relations; Speed, Creativity, Clarity and Caring. Sarah is intrigued with fashion, Edu-travel and chocolate. She is happily married and is a proud mother of six beautiful children!