Sarah  Leonard, CLO & Global VP L&OD,GlaxoSmithKline

Sarah Leonard, CLO & Global VP L&OD,GlaxoSmithKline

Sarah Leonard works for GlaxoSmithKline as the VP of Global Learning & Development & Organisation Development for GSK. In this capacity she is responsible for determining overall people and organisational learning & development strategies for GSK. Her deep expertise is in leadership development, strategic capability building, employee engagement, and organisation development interventions in order to meet complex business challenges.
Sarah works with C-Suite executives and senior HR business partners on the Global Learning & Development agenda to ensure that this strategic enabler and engagement lever is fully leveraged for GSK’s growth agenda.
Sarah joined GSK 22 years ago and held roles of increasing responsibility within the Organisation Development function across all of its business divisions including Corporate Groups, commercial businesses for both Consumer and Pharmaceuticals (Europe, EMAP, Latina, MEA etc), as well as the Pharma R&D business and GSK Vaccines.