Sarah Barnett is a Council Director at Manufacturers Alliance. She is a corporate ESG professional, having previously served in both corporate and consulting roles to help companies advance their sustainability programs and achieve their ESG and business goals.
Prior to joining the Alliance, Sarah led the global sustainability program for 4 years at Axalta, a global coatings manufacturer, last serving as the Director of ESG. She frequently engaged with colleagues across the company as well as customers, suppliers, investors, and the Board of Directors to advance the company’s sustainability efforts and launch ambitious 2030 ESG goals. Throughout her time at Axalta, Sarah was an active member of the Manufacturers Alliance Sustainability Council. Before joining Axalta, Sarah was a sustainability consultant at ERM, a global sustainability consultancy, supporting corporate clients across industries to meet their sustainability challenges. Sarah holds both a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Sustainable Engineering from Villanova University.