Sarah Butler is a partner and senior advisor to executives in Health and Insurance with Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business. She leads our PwC Australia, SE Asia and NZ Health practice, including work with federal and state health departments, insurers, health and aged care providers, NFPs and industry bodies. Sarah is a member of the PwC Australia Board of Partners and chairs the Strategy and Ventures sub-committee. She has been with the firm for almost 30 years including 20 years in Australia and 5 years in China (based in Shanghai).
PwC support clients to build trust in society and solve important problems, from strategy through execution including strategy, transformation, digital, risk, financial advisory (M&A, due diligence, tax and legal) and assurance. Sarah advises clients on strategy, disruption and transformation and brings experience in each of insurance, health and aged care services and life sciences, including working at an industry-wide level. She is a recognized speaker and thought leader, authoring a range of publications including Reimagining Health Reform: taking a systems approach to health and wellness; Australia’s healthcare system: an opportunity for economic growth; China Healthcare 2020 and Strategies for the New China Landscape.
Sarah is on the PwC Australia Board and chairs the Strategy & Ventures committee. Previously Sarah was Chairman and MD for Strategy& in Greater China and led PwC’s Management Consulting business, as well as leading our Healthcare, Life Sciences and Insurance Strategy practice in China and the region more broadly. Sarah was also a Board Director for two years on the Booz & Company global board and Chair of the Audit Committee in the lead up to our combination with PwC.
Sarah was a scholar at Christ’s College, Cambridge and received a BA Hons & MA in Natural Sciences (Chemistry). Sarah is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She served on the UTS China Research Centre Advisory Board. She is currently on the board for CEPAR (ARC Centre of Excellence for Population Ageing Research).