Sarah O’Neill

About Sarah

At Aleron, Sarah manages a portfolio of client projects and specialises in complex project management, grant and fund management, process redesign, and change management across public and private sector organisations. Sarah is particularly interested in the role organisations can play in unlocking systemic change for good.

Prior to Aleron, Sarah worked in international development focusing on trade and economic development, private sector development and sustainable energy. Her experience includes managing a global advisory and capacity building fund for trade negotiations, and an inclusive economic development programme in Sierra Leone. Previously, Sarah worked in a rapidly growing technology company in Ireland, supporting process development around strategic expansion, localisation and sales.  

Sarah holds an MPhil in Development Economics and International Development from the University of Cambridge and a BA (Hons) in Economics and Social Sciences from Trinity College Dublin. She speaks working French and conversational Irish.

Recent projects

  • Supported a large healthcare charity to implement the outcomes of an operational review, and to redefine and implement a content strategy that will lead to improved efficiencies, measurable impact and more tailored engagement with their key audiences.
  • Led the scoping of an industry accessibility scheme for a medical research organisation, using a blend of qualitative and quantitative research methods including a detailed survey with the biomedical research community.
  • Working with a leading healthcare research charity to support their organisational process redesign, optimising the structure of roles and teams for improved efficiency and effectiveness of their operations.