Sara Limerick has been appointed as the University’s Director of People and Culture.  Sara has been acting Director since September 2022 and has been appointed to the substantive position following an external recruitment process.

Sara has been at the University of Essex since 2015 as the Director of Employee Relations and Reward. Prior to this Sara has a background in leadership within human resources, with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. 

Responding to her appointment, Sara, who is a keen boxerciser, said ‘I’m so pleased to be continuing in the Director of People and Culture role and working with my fantastic team on a permanent basis’. 

Many congratulations to Sara on her appointment to this key role at the University.