Leadership Team

Leadership Team

The Sarah name has been a prominent South Australian owned and operated construction brand for over 50 years. The businesses within the group are Sarah Constructions and Hindmarsh Plumbing.

Joint Managing Directors

James & Tim Sarah

James & Tim Sarah

James and Tim have been involved in business for 30 years and live and breathe the values of strong relationships, high quality solutions and long term sustainability. They strive to ensure that Sarah is a great place to work and forge a career.

James has formal qualifications in building and holds an MBA. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.

He has been the President of the Australian Institute of Building and the Property Council, of which he is an Honorary Life Member.

Tim is a Chartered Accountant with an Economics Degree and an MBA.

Both James and Tim are Fellows of the Institute of Company Directors, and are professional directors with roles on various external boards.

LinkedIn — James

LinkedIn — Tim

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Woodrow

Matt Woodrow

Matt is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the Sarah Group’s shared service functions, being finance, accounting, ICT, risk, legal, commercial and treasury.

Matt has a broad set of formal qualifications including a Master of Business Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce. Furthermore, Matt has undertaken various relevant subjects within the Construction Law Masters Program at the Melbourne University to strengthen his acumen.

Matt maintains his professional network through his ongoing involvement in several professional bodies, including the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Master Builders Association, the Property Council and the Construction 100.

LinkedIn — Matt

Group People & Culture Manager

Laura Sarich

Laura Sarich

Laura leads the strategic direction and performance of the Sarah Group’s shared services People and Culture (HR) function.

Utilising her 20 years of experience in Human Resources, 10 years at a Senior Leadership level, Laura partners with our businesses to ensure we attract, engage, develop and retain talented people to enable the continued delivery of high end results for our clients.

Laura has worked across the Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, IT, Engineering and Education sectors and has a Degree in Business Management with a major in Labour Relations.  Her passion is to help people and businesses achieve success and is a strong advocate for people’s wellbeing.

LinkedIn — Laura