This Working Life: ‘Stating that you have values such as transparency and honesty is fine, but you need to demonstrate them’

The antidote to conflicts and workplace politics is creating a positive company culture, says EY Ireland’s Sarah Connellan

20th August, 2021
This Working Life: ‘Stating that you have values such as transparency and honesty is fine, but you need to demonstrate them’
Sarah Connellan, chief operating officer for EY Ireland. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Sarah Connellan is the chief operating officer and tax partner at EY Ireland, the professional services firm. She previously worked in two other professional services firms: as a tax director in Deloitte and in human resources in PwC.

I’ve been very lucky to have worked in professional services throughout my career. I started as a graduate in tax and worked my way up to partner, with a focus on employment tax and international...

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