sarah connellan
In today’s disrupted business environment, one critical success factor stands out - people. That’s why it’s so important to have a clear vision that everyone understands.

Sarah Connellan

Ernst & Young — Ireland (EY Ireland) Chief Operating Officer and Tax Partner

Highly experienced in tax-related matters.

Areas of focus Workforce Tax
Office Dublin, IE

Sarah is COO for EY Ireland and Partner in our People Advisory Services group in Dublin.

She advises leading Irish and multinational companies on tax and HR matters relevant to employees and directors.

Seasoned in helping clients with their tax-efficient delivery of remuneration, social security, workforce downsizing and reward strategy, she also advises organisations on tax, financial, regulatory and strategic challenges associated with the mobility of people across the globe.

Prior to joining EY, she worked with another Big Four firm where she gained extensive knowledge of the tax and regulatory aspects associated with people.

Through her work with our People Advisory Services, Sarah underlines her commitment to helping organisations make the most of their investment in people.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Trinity College. She is also a Chartered Tax Advisor with the Irish Taxation Institute.

How Sarah is building a better working world

“I am a firm believer that a healthy body brings a healthy mind. Exercise helps me think clearly and evaluate the options to ensure a measured outcome. That way I contribute to building a better working world around me, which helps benefit our people and the broader firm.”