Senior Programme Manager
Sarah is a Senior Programme Manager.
Sarah has been at Nesta since 2017, working primarily on our Government Innovation People Power and Rethinking Parks funds, supporting innovators to develop their approaches to help governments and communities reimagine public services and improve people’s lives.
With over 17 years of experience in the charity sector, Sarah has worked in London and across Greater Manchester in a variety of roles, from producing live online broadcasts with young people in Old Trafford (at Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council) to setting up a small charitable foundation, and giving grants to organisations in east London with the musician Ben Drew (at EOTO).
An avid volunteer, Sarah has mentored young people at risk of offending, visited vulnerable older people while running with Good Gym and currently provides phone support to women experiencing a breast cancer diagnosis for Breast Cancer Now.