She is Chief Executive of WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust) often referred to as the birthplace of modern conservation; a charity which works to create a world where healthy wetland nature thrives and enriches, with a global reach that is grounded in science, engagement and local action.
Prior to this, Sarah was Chief Executive for the Peak District National Park and worked hard for National Parks to be more diverse, in nature and in the people connecting with them. She previously worked in the Environment Agency, Peterborough Environment City Trust, English Nature (Natural England's predecessor) and at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, beginning her career at the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. Sarah has also managed major environmental and flooding incidents and worked locally, nationally and internationally delivering and advocating for sustainable development.
Sarah is a board member of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Active Partners Trust. At home, she has helped run an organic farm and enjoys getting outdoors with family and friends.