Innovation Forum Speaker

Sarah Lockyer

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Elliot Leadership Institute

In her roles at the premier human capital advisory and executive search firm The Elliot Group, Sarah harnesses the group’s expertise to drive thought leadership, business development, and philanthropic efforts.

As Chief Brand Officer, Sarah works to continually scale the sought-after firm that delivers best-in-class services to businesses of all sizes within the consumer and service sectors. Part of The Elliot’s Group core mission is to provide impactful access to leadership development opportunities through its 501(c)(3) nonprofit Elliot Leadership Institute where Sarah serves as president.

A sought-after restaurant industry authority, Sarah has appeared on CNBC, The Today Show, Bloomberg, and other national media, and has keynoted events like the National Restaurant Association Show, Global Restaurant Investment Forum, and Financial Leadership Exchange.

Formerly, Sarah was Group Director of The Restaurant & Food Group at Informa, where she led business efforts at the leading B2B media and events portfolio. Her career there spanned sales, community engagement, and editorial content across various roles, including Editor in Chief of Nation's Restaurant News. Sarah previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Content at B2B information services company Winsight.

Sarah is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in New York City with her husband and twin boys.