Sarah Harvey joined Square in 2016 to lead their expansion into the UK, Square's fifth global market. She is responsible for a range of business functions including sales & marketing, business development and strategy, as well industry relations.
Square launched in the UK market in March 2017 to help small and medium sized businesses to participate in the economy and thrive, with transparent and simple-to-use technology solutions.
Prior to Square, Sarah worked for endurance events company Tough Mudder, starting as UK Managing Director, then SVP International before becoming global COO, expanding the business into ten new markets around the world and growing the business to over 2 million participants.
Sarah has worked in the UK, the US and 20 other countries including South Africa, Congo, Nigeria, Australia, France and Germany. Her previous employers include consulting firm Bain & Company, the UK Civil Service and drinks giant Diageo. She has also worked across Africa on international development projects for governments, not-for-profit organisations and businesses including the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and MSF.
Sarah holds an MA in English from Cambridge University and lives in London.