Sara Andersen

Head of Real Estate and Workplace Effectiveness


Sara Andersen is Head of Real Estate and Workplace Effectiveness.  Real Estate and Workplace Effectiveness at Genentech is the organization responsible for optimizing the value of our 200+ acres in South San Francisco and for ensuring the work environments support desired business outcomes for the business units at Genentech’s South San Francisco site and beyond. 

Sara’s role at Genentech allows her to exercise her passion for providing healthy, sustainable, financially performing environments which allow people to do their best work.  As a  Real Estate and Financial services professional with more than 25 years of experience, she has focused on setting overall business strategy for her group, running business units, building relationships, and developing cross-functional teams.