The London Legacy Development Corporation has appointed Sarah Perry as its new Director of HR. 

Sarah joins LLDC from Citi where she was Head of Talent, Learning and Diversity, EMEA ICG. Sarah has had a varied career within HR, she began her HR career in Graduate Recruitment, focussing on Investment Banking Associates, and diverse recruitment, with a particular passion for widening opportunity for candidates with disabilities.

After a career break to travel the world, Sarah was able to follow her passion for inclusive cultures further, by resuming her career in Diversity and Inclusion. She went on to head up Leadership Development for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and most recently led Talent, Learning and Diversity for the EMEA Institutional Clients’ Group.

Sarah’s role at LLDC will focus on engaging and retaining talent, as well as fostering an inclusive culture and a meaningful commitment to diversity. Sarah will work as part of the Executive Management Team led by Chief Executive Lyn Garner and partnering with all of the Executive Directors.

Lyn Garner, Chief Executive of London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “We are delighted to have someone with Sarah’s experience joining our Executive Management Team. I look forward to working with her to retain and hire excellent staff from a broad range of backgrounds and help to cement Diversity and Inclusion in all that we do. As the organisation responsible for delivering the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this is a vital element of our work.”

Sarah Perry, Director of HR at the London Legacy Development Corporation, said:

“I’m really excited to be part of a fantastic organisation with a true commitment to inclusion and engagement. I’m thrilled to be able to contribute towards the development and regeneration of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the wider area as LLDC creates opportunities for local people and helps to drive innovation, growth and investment.”