Sarah Cunningham joined the World Wellbeing Movement as its first Managing Director in June 2022. She brings 25+ years’ strategy, marketing, and organisational leadership experience gained in companies including Mastercard, Google, BT, CapGemini, and Accenture.
Immediately prior to joining the WWM, Sarah held the position of Vice-President and lead of Mastercard’s European Technology Hub. Under her leadership, Mastercard’s Dublin operation grew from 450 employees to just over 1,000, with employee engagement scores improving year-on-year. In 2019, Sarah was named “Business Role Model of the Year” at the Women in IT Ireland awards.
Sarah is a Behavioural Scientist, having graduated first in her year from LSE’s EMSc in Psychological & Behavioural Science. She is also a graduate of the Smurfit Business School Senior Leadership programme in partnership with Darden University, and she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Law from University College Dublin. She is a workplace wellbeing expert with >26 years leadership experience gained in companies including Accenture, Google, Mastercard, and more.
Sarah is also the host of the ‘Working on Wellbeing’ podcast series by the World Wellbeing Movement. The podcast’s aim is to share the learnings and insights from the world’s leading wellbeing experts with a wider audience.