Sarah has had a varied career as a Solicitor, working in both the commercial and public sector/environmental regulatory sectors. She is also an Accredited Mediator and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Combining these areas of expertise and practical leadership, she is now an advisor on governance, conflict management and developing those in leadership positions, together with resolving disputes as a neutral third party.
Sarah was on the Board of Amnesty International UK Section from 2010 to 2016, becoming Chair at very short notice in 2013 when the organisation was in internal crisis. During her term she led its transformation though a detailed governance and constitutional reform programme and the development of the Board.