Sarah Rench

Sarah currently leads a global EY team to implement and deliver advanced analytics, robotics and AI systems; for large financial institutions, UK government, and private and public sector companies.

Leveraging her broad experience in Mobile App development, CRM systems, CMS, Virtual agents, Blockchain and Big data technology. She is ‘technology agonistic’ enabling her to use whatever technology needed to ensure the best results and business value creation for her clients.
Previously she worked for IPsoft leading a global team to deliver a cognitive virtual agent product, called Amelia, across various industries in EMEA and Latin America.

Sarah has now worked in the IT sector for a number of years in various roles, from software engineering to management. She is currently studying a part-time Executive MBA at Cass Business School, focusing on Artificial Intelligence. Previously she studied Anthropology and African Studies followed by a Masters in Computer Science at the University of Birmingham.

Sarah is also on the Board of a non-profit community, DevelopHer and Executive Board Member for Cass Global Women’s Leaders Programme. She facilitates events in diversity, inclusion and technology to enable networking, driving collaboration and positive changes in our society.

In her spare time she is also an Apprentice at the Magic circle (Official Magician’s society) also provides IT and business advice to startups and entrepreneurs.