Sara Brownlie

Managing Director

Fargher Woods Limited

Sara Brownlie was the CFO of the State Services Commission and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet from 2012 to 2016. She was also collectively responsible for financial services to the three central agencies, including The Treasury. Sara has extensive experience in public sector finance, budget reviews and business case development. Originally an accountant for Deloitte she has spent over 10 years in general management finance or CFO positions in NZ government agencies. Sara has a diverse background covering project and programme management, data analytics and performance and Ministerial support. She has an in-depth knowledge of central government funding processes and structures. Sara now runs her own consultancy company.