Sara Bux is a strong woman who hails from a family of strong women. She is the youngest of 6 children and is a proud mum of one. Her son, Kameel Premhid, is 32 years old and is an advocate of the Johannesburg Bar.
Sara is a firm believer in dignity, equality, freedom, diversity, and inclusion for and of all. Sara has a passion for education and especially, access to the right kind of education that will enable its recipients to constructively participate in and contribute to the economy.
Sara’s professional experience includes the following roles:
- Director of Southern Africa at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
- Executive Development Manager (Executive Education) at the Gordon Institute of Business Science
- Regional Manager at the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation,
- National Programmes Manager at Junior Achievement South Africa
- A high school teacher for 23 years.
Sara is a life-long learner and believes education enables one to re-invent oneself and remain relevant. Sara holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Pedagogics, Honours in Education, Masters in South African Literature, Masters in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Business Management: Entrepreneurship. Sara has held a number of voluntary positions which included advising on the board of an international youth leadership programme, advising on university curricula panels and mentoring MBA students.
Sara believes that we all have a story to tell of how education changes families, communities and societies and how ‘generational social, economic and career progression is catalysed by education’. Her life changes, being raised by a single, factory worker, to her current position, is her story to tell/share of how education allows one to evolve, influence, and live a legacy. Sara is so excited to accept her role at CIPS and is looking forward to joining the CIPS family.