With over 30 years' experience in international finance and investment management, Sarah joined Aegon in 2010 as Chief Executive Officer of Aegon Asset Management.
Born and educated in Australia, Sarah worked for Toronto Dominion in Melbourne from 1981 to 1994. In 1994, Sarah joined ABN AMRO in Sydney Australia, working in a number of financial markets roles before moving to The Netherlands in 2000. In 2002, she was named Global Head of Financial Markets Research and Global Head of Infrastructure Support for Global Financial Markets. In 2004, Sarah was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Wholesale Clients Business Unit. From 2006 to 2008, Sarah worked as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer at ABN AMRO Asset Management, responsible for approximately EUR 200 billion assets under management.
Sarah holds a Masters degree of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Sydney, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In addition, she has held a number of non-executive director positions, and is currently a Board Member of Nordea Bank Abp, Finland.