Global Equality and Leadership Manager IKEA Group

Sari is the Global Equality and Leadership Manager at IKEA Group. She has been working in the Diversity & Inclusion space of for over 20 years, sharing her passion for fairness and equality and her conviction that inclusion is everyone’s responsibility. Prior to joining the global IKEA organisation in 2012, she was the talent manager in IKEA US, leading the areas of Recruitment, Competence development, Leadership development, Succession and Diversity & Inclusion.

In her current role, Sari provides strategic direction and a systematic approach to leadership development as well as diversity & inclusion at IKEA, integrating them into the overall business growth strategy. Together with her team and a network of over 70 ambassadors from across the IKEA world, she leads the diversity & inclusion efforts, with the aim of creating a positive impact on people’s life at work and in society.

Sari has an advanced degree in Organizational Psychology and is a certified coach with the International Coach Federation. Israeli born, she currently resides in Madrid, Spain, while managing a virtual team.