Sarah Standish - General Counsel and Company Secretary with St Barbara Limited
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In episode 9 of The Psychology of Successful Women Podcast, Shona Rowan speaks with Sarah Standish about: 

  • Sarah’s amazing career journey - full of change, travel and many leaps of faith! 
  • Her two relocations and promotion during Covid! 
  • Her top tips on embracing change and coping with adversity/setbacks 
  • The importance of saying yes to opportunities in your career 
  • Why networking is key to personal and professional success and fulfilment 
  • A range of practical tips and advice to help other women create a successful career on their terms  


About Sarah Standish:

Sarah Standish - General Counsel and Company Secretary with St Barbara Limited.  

Sarah has over 15 years’ experience in Australia and internationally in private practice and in-house legal, governance, risk and compliance roles. Sarah currently holds the role of General Counsel and Company Secretary with an ASX listed gold mining company, St Barbara Limited.  

She holds Bachelors of Arts and Laws and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Sarah is also a non-executive director of WestCycle, a peak body for riding in Western Australia. 


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The Psychology of Successful Women podcast with Shona Rowan explores the mindset, behaviour and success strategies of high-achieving women.

Shona Rowan is an international performance and mind-set consultant, inspirational speaker and high-performance coach.  Over the past 20 years Shona has helped thousands of women accelerate their success and maximise their results via her practical workshops and webinars, large events and her signature program – “The Psychology of Successful Women – Career Acceleration Program”.  She also works internationally with global companies to inspire, develop and retain their female staff and clients.

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