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Sarah Timby
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Sarah Timby is executive vice president and chief administrative officer at State Street. She also serves on the Executive Committee, the company’s most senior strategy and policy-making team.

In her role, Sarah leads the central business risk management function in support of the first line business risk and controls teams. She is responsible for controls assurance over key business and operational activities and ensuring our risk and control agenda complies with regulatory commitments.

Sarah is also responsible for our Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO), driving execution and monitoring our enterprise strategic initiatives, aligned to our operating plans. She assists the Office of the Chief Executive Officer in overall administration of the Executive Committee and corporate governance activities. Additionally, Sarah drives our Transformation agenda to leverage automation solutions that drive productivity and efficiency.

Previously, Sarah was chief information officer for Investment Services, International and Governance across Global Technology Services, responsible for the delivery of all technology services to these business functions and the SMF24 technology resiliency for our United Kingdom regulators.

Sarah has more than 30 years of experience across financial services in delivering large global transformation within operations, technology and coverage functions.

Prior to joining us, Sarah held key senior roles at Barclays Bank, including Chief Operating Officer for the International Corporate Bank, Chief Information Officer for Global Payments, and the COO for AML, Fraud and KYC. Sarah is known for being an empathetic and transparent leader who is incredibly successful at creating a culture that drives transformation, productivity and risk excellence.

Sarah is an executive director to the Risk and Audit committee for The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NPSCC), a leading UK charity, focused on abuse prevention and recovery.