Sarah Rench

Director Data & AI Avanade

Sarah is a Director of Data, AI and Industry solutions at Avanade and supports various CxOs with intelligent automation and digital transformation programmes. 

She recently placed on the Yahoo Finance HERoes Awards as Future Leader in Top 5 out of the Top 50, and was on the list for the Most Influential Women in UK Tech Top 100 2019. 

Sarah has over 10 years’ experience successfully delivering various IT and AI solutions including; financial trading and smart data platforms, risk and regulatory systems, virtual agents with NLP,  RPA, data quality and management systems, advanced analytical systems with data visualisation in various industries. She is also experienced in organisational and regulatory change management, operational resilience and setting up ‘Data and AI Centre of Excellences’.

Previously, Sarah worked for EY and IPsoft leading in delivering intelligent automation solutions and was EY’s advisory board member of All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI (AI APPG).  She actively encourages women and other minority groups to get into Fintech/STEM through her work on the executive boards of DevelopHer, Cass Global Women's Leaders Programme and looks forward to running events and mentoring through Avanade’s Women’s ERG, Prism (LGBTQ+) and Beyond (BAME and multicultural network).

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