Meet Sarah

Managing Director of Green Room Development Ltd


Headshot of Sarah Garner, Managing Director of Green Room Development Ltd

 “When helping an organisation, my focus is on building clarity, conviction, and confidence. I can help you work towards building trust, commitment and accountability across your organisation.”

Sarah provides both public and private sector clients with support in the areas of change management, organisation development and strategic HR.

Sarah is a people change and development specialist. Her clients’ focus is most often on developing people-centred change, culture-shift, change leadership, or a combination of all three. Sarah has been supporting individuals and organisations to develop their full potential for more than 20 years.

Sarah is a qualified executive coach and mentor, and a certified change management practitioner. A member of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)  and a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), she is also a mentor on the Aspire Foundation mentor programme.

Sarah set up Green Room Development to grow, support and mobilise public sector leaders to inspire and empower their people through change. Sarah helps leaders transform capability by supporting them to collaborate more effectively across the workforce in building safer, more sustainable communities now and for future generations.

Before setting up Green Room Development, Sarah had a long career in change management, people and organisation development and strategic HR. Sarah has worked in both private and public sector roles. She has worked in start-ups and small businesses, to world-famous broadcasting and media tech, to central and local government, and within criminal justice organisations.

Together we can


Build the leadership you need to take your organisation through change, make change stick, and build change management capability and capacity in your teams.

Solve the problems in front of you across a wide variety of development needs from leadership and group dynamics, to employee voice, talent management, values and culture, and everything between.

Design and tailor support to your real-world environment and according to your pace and intention. 

Find the right balance to sustain productivity and make space for change. This can include working on your longer-term people issues like workforce planning, recruitment strategy, job design, and talent management and development.

Make sure you have the leadership capability and capacity you need at all levels of your organisation to take on plans and change imperatives with unity and resilience.

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