Sarah Artist

Manager, Strategy & Engagement

Sarah is a highly experienced local government specialist in the areas of strategic leadership, good governance, performance improvement, and innovation and she has a Masters of Public Policy. She has held senior management roles within and across the local government sector for over twenty years with responsibility for research, teaching and consulting. In recent years Sarah has led the design and delivery of major sector-wide capability and performance initiatives for elected and professional leaders on key topics of sector relevance - including good governance and financial performance, amalgamating councils and local government reform, and developing local government workforce capabilities. She has subject matter expertise and high level engagement skills in:

  • Strategic management and performance
  • Elected and professional leadership development
  • Service delivery reviews
  • Comparative performance benchmarking
  • Local government rating structures
  • Innovation and capability development

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