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Sara Villella

Associate Director, Workforce Advisory


Email Sara 07 3248 4457 Melbourne, Brisbane

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Monash University

  • Australian HR Institute (AHRI)
  • Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)


Sara is an accomplished professional with a diverse range of employment experiences across consulting, law, taxation and human resources. Sara is a creative thinker which has allowed her to effectively engage with her local, national and international target audiences across an array of sectors including but not limited to, higher education, aged care, government, manufacturing, professional services, finance, technology and agribusiness. 

Sara has a passion for helping others, which is why she has spread her career across both the corporate and non-for-profit sector. Sara has strived to broaden her skill set across workforce advisory which is why she has spearheaded projects for clients in the following areas: 

  • Change management
  • Diversity & inclusion, including mitigating psychosocial hazards
  • Performance management
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Learning & Development
  • Recruitment (operational and strategic)
  • HR strategy development

Overall, Sara’s approach to partnering with clients fosters enduring, strategic relationships which both cultivates and elevates workforces to be aligned to business objectives.  


Sara is one of the founding members of the Vincents Workforce Advisory team. Her passion for supporting SME businesses tackle their workforce strategies and challenges has driven her to specialise in this area. As an Associate Director Sara is a key point of contact for our clients and team.  Sara has held both national and global roles, and her experience in HR consulting and cross-border transformation holds her with strong credentials for our clients.

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