Sarah - UK

Sarah is an assessment and development consultant, coach and facilitator with extensive experience in recruitment and coaching within a number of FTSE 100 companies. She has a particular specialism in the not for profit sector, and has worked in both private and public sectors, giving her significant business and commercial acumen to inform her approach.

A recruitment and talent management specialist, Sarah's expertise includes recruitment and assessment for Director level appointments, career counselling, outplacement, career planning and campaign management.

Sarah has a proven track record working with organisations to analyse their needs and design end-to-end solutions which offer tangible long-term benefits and improved performance. She also has great expertise in enabling difficult conversations. Other specialisms include assessment, recruitment, design and delivery of competency frameworks and 360 performance review systems.

Operational Experience:

  • Senior Manager for FTSE 100 Recruitment business
  • Conference executive for International Policy Conference and Event Organisers.


  • Level A and Level B Certificates in Occupational Testing
  • Qualified psychometrics practitioner in Hogan Personality Inventory, Motives Values Preferences Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, FIRO-B, Wave, Talent Q, OPQ, SHL Motivation and Working Styles Questionnaires, EBW, NEO, LJI, JCA EI
  • BA Hons in Business Studies.


  • Design and implementation of Assessment Development Centres
  • Conceiving and designing competency frameworks aligned with business strategy
  • Designing 360 questionnaires and frameworks and co-creating personalised development plans
  • Designing, developing and delivering development solutions
  • Diversity consulting
  • 1:1 coaching specialising in behavioural change
  • Individual psychometrics insight and feedback to develop bespoke and meaningful development plans
  • Carrying out diagnostics to understand client needs in the areas of assessment, competencies, 360 review
  • Appreciative Inquiry.


AMEX, AXA Insurance, BAA, BAA Fire Service, Catalyst Housing, E.ON, Fedex, Fremantle Media, Friends Provident, Gate Gourmet, GE Capital. Home Office, HSBC, Iron Mountain, Natural England, NHS Northhampton Trust, South & Vale Local Authorities, UK CES, UK Immigration Service, UK Passport Office.

Additional Expertise:

Sarah has been working in the talent arena for the past 7 years, and before that was a recruitment consultant for 10 years. Sarah is commercial, strategic and change oriented and challenges her clients to be the same. Sarah has worked as a coach and talent consultant for global blue chip companies for the last 15 years and had operated successfully at Board level. She is respected for her ability to speak her mind and deliver strong messages with clarity and impact. She puts herself forward to help deal with the most difficult of challenges.

The Learning Curve (TLC) Ltd

PO Box 658

+44 (0)845 313 3357