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Sarah Adam-Gedge B.Business (Accounting), CAANZ, GAICD

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sarah was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Austal Limited in August 2017, became Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee in December 2022, Deputy Chair of the Austal Limited Board in September 2019 and is a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. She brings strong consulting, customer experience, digital and technology expertise to Austal through her experience in executive roles in the information technology and consulting sectors.

Sarah is also a Non-executive Director of Codan Ltd, Kinetic IT Pty Ltd, Cricket Australia and Bravura Solutions, as well as being an independent Audit Committee member for the Australian Sports Foundation. 

Prior to her professional director career, Sarah was the CEO & Managing Director of Wipro Australia & New Zealand, Publicis Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of the Publicis Groupe, Avanade Australia, Managing Partner and Vice President at IBM, Managing Partner at PwC and Partner at Arthur Andersen. Sarah's work experience is across many industries and geographies.

Sarah is a Chartered Accountant, and member of the Chartered Accountants Australia/New Zealand. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the Queensland University of Technology and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Sarah has extensive Diversity and Inclusion experience, is a mentor for the Minerva Council and for CAANZ, has sponsored the development of Reconciliation Action Plans, and is committed to sustainability having completed the Sustainability and Social Impact Futures course at RMIT.