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Sarah Ware

BA/BSc (Hons) Art and Geography, 2000

Since graduating with a BA/BSc (Hons) Art and Geography Degree at Christ Church in 2000, Sarah’s career path has taken her in a very different direction to her degree studies. Now working for IBM, Sarah is a highly experienced In-house Talent Acquisition Leader.

Sarah currently looks after IBM’s Technology Talent Acquisition strategy for all of EMEA, including graduate hiring through to Director level. Prior to this Sara managed IBM’s Consulting practices recruitment team for Europe.

Sarah has a wealth of experience within recruitment and the IT sector, previously working for companies such as: Holiday Extras, Mackenzie Carter, Saga Group Ltd, BskyB, Morgan McKinley and Hays, gaining experience in areas of Marketing, Product, Commercial, Strategy, Legal and HR across consumer sectors covering areas, including Media, Telecoms and Travel.

As well as her role at IBM, Sarah volunteers as a mentor at, offering professional guidance and support for students looking to start a career within the technology sector. Sarah has also volunteered for Be My Eyes, supporting the visually impaired, and was a Parish Councillor for several years.