Sarah Manning

Chief People Officer at Monzo

Sarah Manning has a diverse work experience spanning over several companies and roles. Sarah most recently worked at Monzo Bank as the Chief People Officer. Prior to that, they held the same position at Hopin, where they led a team of People professionals and reported directly to the founder and CEO.

Sarah also worked at Zendesk, where they started as the HR Director for the EMEA region and later expanded their role to become the Senior Director of Global HR Business Partners. During their time at Zendesk, they scaled the EMEA people team from 300 to 2,000 employees and ensured impactful results for the business.

Before Zendesk, Sarah worked at BT in various HR roles, including Head of HR for BT Business & Public Sector, HR Director for BT Ireland, and HR Business Partner. In these positions, they worked with different leadership teams, managed budgets, and implemented change programs.

Sarah has also held HR roles at Smart Telecom, Eircom / CPM, Expeditors, and Mercury Engineering. Overall, they bring a wealth of experience in HR leadership, business partnering, and driving impactful initiatives within organizations.

Sarah Manning attended Dublin City University from 1998 to 2001, where they earned a Bachelor of Business Studies degree in Business/Commerce. Sarah specialized in Human Resource Management during their studies. Sarah also obtained a post-graduate diploma in Employment Law from the National College of Ireland, although the specific month and year of completion are not provided.



  • Chief People Officer

    March, 2023 - present