Sarah became Involve's Head of Engagement in November 2017, after originally joining Involve as Engagement Lead in 2014. Her current role combines her expertise in public engagement, and influencing. She splits her time between the development and delivery of participation projects, and leading Involve’s external affairs team.
Since joining Involve, Sarah’s work has included acting as Design and Facilitation Lead for the Citizens Assembly on Brexit, developing and leading MH:2K – Involve’s youth-led project on mental health, and working with the Houses of Parliament and National Assembly for Wales to author guidance and training on how parliamentary committees can better engage the public in their work.
She was a member of the Wellcome Trust’s recent working group on patient engagement.
Sarah holds a 1st class degree in Politics and Parliamentary Studies (PPS) from the University of Leeds, winning the 2006 PPS Prize for academic achievement.