Find out more about the people behind Cawthron Institute.

Sarah Brown

HR and Engagement Manager


  • MA (Hons, Geography) 
  • PGDip (Human Resources Management)

Role at Cawthron

Sarah is responsible for Cawthron's people-related activities, including organisational development, learning, recruitment, employment relations, remuneration, health and safety and payroll.

She has a strong interest in talent management and the link between leadership and organisational performance. 


  • Extensive experience in human resource management within New Zealand and internationally
  • Leadership of IBM's global workforce programmes team
  • New Zealand human resources manager for both IBM and Mobil Oil.

Professional affiliations 

  • Human Resources Association of New Zealand
+64 3 548 2319 ext 242