Sara is an award-winning executive coach, consultant and leadership facilitator who develops leaders and organisations to be their best by enhancing leadership strength.

She works with executives and senior leaders of listed companies, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector organisations to drive leadership performance, business change and growth. A proven business leader, Sara is known for bringing energy, insight, challenge and fun.

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Executive coaching to equip executives and senior leaders with the leadership skills and resources to be their best.


Leadership consulting to assess and build leadership bench strength and develop leadership potential.


Leadership development to create a strategic, cohesive and high performing leadership team and leadership culture.


Leadership is all about relationships. And relationships and human connection have never been so important.  

In the six years since I established my leadership consultancy, the leadership agenda has changed beyond recognition.  

For the third year in succession, Sara Barrie & Associates has been named as a winner in the 2020 CEO Today...


“Sara’s leadership coaching – both personal and team based – made a real difference at a time of considerable change and has completely altered my way of thinking about my leadership style. She is challenging, interested, practical and pragmatic and always gets to the nub of the issue.”

David Greenhalgh, Executive Director, LiveWest

“Working with Sara has been a revelation. I spent years not considering my career, but just doing the job at hand. Sara gave me a fresh perspective that allowed me to focus on my journey to becoming MD. My horizons have expanded and I’m really enjoying the new opportunities that this brings.”

Catherine Brooking, Managing Director, Countryside Properties

“Sara’s coaching style was thought provoking with a brilliant mix of theoretical models, personal experience and her challenging hypothesis of my thought process and approach. I would definitely recommend Sara, especially to senior business leaders looking for a different perspective.”

Marketing Director, Regional Airport UK

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