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Sarah Kennedy

(Senior Partner )


Sarah joined Alex Kaar in 2017 and leads the national Healthcare practice.

Over the past 20 years, Sarah has maintained extensive national and international networks and has developed core expertise assessing and recruiting business leaders and technical experts with outstanding track records, who create a competitive advantage and sustainable commercial value. Her comprehensive knowledge of the Healthcare sector, combined with her ability to deliver end to end, bespoke solutions for her clients has made her one of the most highly regarded healthcare recruiters in Australia.

Degree qualified, Sarah is an experienced NED and currently holds a position on a Board within the Healthcare sector. Sarah’s track record in commercial appointments, includes C-level, General Management, Clinical Specialists, Leadership and Board/Chair appointments.

Sarah’s client base spans the breadth of public and private health, community health, aged and home care, specialists (primary and secondary), pharmaceutical, biotechnology and research & development. Sarah is adept at delivering end to end, tailored solutions across the mid to senior executive market, encompassing variety of different industry sectors, which has enabled her to build a strong network both in Australia and abroad.

Sarah has a reputation as a mentor and trusted advisor who has cultivated a deep network of C-level Executives, Company Directors and Business owners throughout Australasia. She has been responsible for several high-profile appointments across the Healthcare sector and her expert counsel is widely sought by management and boards.

Functional Expertise

  • CEO
  • COO
  • CFO
  • Executive General Management
  • General Management
  • Head of Department
  • Specialist
  • Executive Director
  • Director

Industry Expertise

  • Healthcare
  • Hospitals and Managed Care
  • Aged Care and Assisted Living
  • Primary Care
  • Disability and Community Care
  • Public Health
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotech
  • Medical
  • Specialist Clinical