Sarah Cunningham

Managing Director

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.

She holds an Executive MSc with distinction in Psychological and Behavioural Science from LSE, where she was awarded both the Best Overall Performance and Best Dissertation prizes. She is also a graduate of the Smurfit Business School Senior Leadership programme in partnership with Darden University, where she was awarded a partial scholarship in 2019, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Law from University College Dublin.