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Sarah Gilchriest

President, Circus Street
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Circus Street partners with global businesses to help people learn better and work smarter. They have transformed digital skills training by making it interactive, effective, and informed by up-to-the-minute expertise. Working with the world’s largest brands to grow their digital capabilities, they have helped more than 600,000 people in 150 countries since launching their first digital online offering to market in 2011.

As President of Circus Street, Sarah is responsible for ensuring the business evolves to stay ahead of the curve. The priority being driving the businesses exponential growth and global expansion without sacrificing the people-focused, award-winning culture of which the business is exceptionally proud.

Sarah is passionate about creating a business that is thriving creatively, financially, and culturally. Under her leadership, Circus Street continues to prioritize its ambitious growth plans while increasing investment in its global wellness program, designed to enlighten and empower employees alongside supporting their development both professionally and personally. The result is an inclusive, collaborative, entrepreneurial workplace where individual strengths and teamwork both shine.

This relentless focus on growth has paid off. Since joining Circus Street in 2016 Sarah has seen headcount multiply over five times and revenues grow by 380% (FY17-FY22) at a CAGR of 30%. Over the same period, the EBITDA margin has gone from a loss of 3% to a profit of 33%

Prior to joining Circus Street Sarah worked for Centaur Media, spending many years as the Publishing Director of the Marketing and Creative portfolio, which included flagship titles Marketing Week and Creative Review.

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