Director General, Business Sectors

Sarah Munby

Sarah Munby

Biography

Sarah Munby became Director General, Business Sectors at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on 15 July 2019.

Before joining BEIS, Sarah worked at Mckinsey, where she led their Strategy and Corporate Finance practice in the UK and Ireland. She has worked with some of the UK’s largest companies to change their strategic direction, and led much of McKinsey’s work on productivity across the UK economy. Sarah began her career in the Civil Service, as an Assistant Economist in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Director General, Business Sectors

The Director General is responsible for the following areas:

  • business investment
  • cities and local growth
  • advanced manufacturing
  • infrastructure and materials
  • life sciences
  • professional and business services
  • retail