Sarah Richson


Richemele International Consultants, Kenya


Sarah Richson is the CEO of Richemele International Consultants; Co-founding Director at Yusudi (Youth) Africa; and Network Co-Director at Women in Technology International (WITI). Sarah is an award winning human development expert, she bagged her award during the WEF (Women Economic Forum) in New Delhi, where she was named “Exceptional Woman of Excellence – 2018”.

She has been blessed with a rich multi-dimensional portfolio career and business exposure. Sarah’s whole life is underpinned by four personal values; Speed, Creativity, Clarity and Caring. Sarah holds a Masters in International Business from the UK, making her a knowledgeable thought leader in Leadership Development, Capacity Development & Organization Development. Sarah is an eminent Business Strategist, Organizational Development expert and International Consultant. Her unequaled experience and vast mastery of the business sphere have seen her travel the world as a renowned Global Speaker. Sarah’s fast-paced career growth is based on her ability to sprint up hills on heels! This is a formidable feat, seeing as she has held highly complex roles which include being a Global HR Director overseeing 20+ geographies across UK, USA, Asia and Africa, cutting across Leadership and Organization Strategy.

She has an impressive footprint in the strategic advancement of leadership in the continent. Sarah holds a Certificate in Governance from Women on Boards and is recognized as a savvy, innovative leader. She is a Certified Executive coach, Professional Growth Strategist and Thought Leader in human development. Sarah’s passion in HR Analytics led her to facilitate the first HR Analytics certification at IHRM (Institute of Human Resources) as well as pioneer the first HR Analytics network in Africa.

Having studied, worked and lived in the UK for nearly two decades, Sarah brings forth depth, exposure and experience working internationally as a continent improver, Change Management Expert, consultant and strategic advisor. Sarah has a strong background in International Business and is recognized as a Prolific Writer, Energy Trainer, and Speaker as well as an ardent promoter of ethical leadership. She currently coaches and mentors several professionals globally in a variety of life phases – cutting across youth all the way to top leadership positions, meaning her work embodies: a passion for Personal Branding and Leadership development.

Some of her notable recent work with professionals includes speaking and training in forums such as Women Economic Forum in New Delhi, Women in Technology International in California, Global Leaders Women Conference in Dubai, Executive Secretaries Live in South Africa, OWIT panel at World Trade Organisation in Geneva, Digital Woman, General Motors Women Forum, AWAK (Association of Women Accountants in Kenya) IHRM (Institute of Human Resource Management), KCB Women Biashara, Nairobi University Women in Entrepreneurship, Strathmore University Women in Leadership program and Communications Authority Women Forum.


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