Sarah has been Chief Executive of Papworth Trust since May 2018, a disability charity providing accessible housing, employment services, care, learning and leisure activities and opportunities for hundreds of disabled people in the East of England. Sarah is also a Parish Councillor. In 1988 Sarah started working as a Support Worker with adults with learning disabilities and has remained in the voluntary sector with adults with disabilities since, working with charities such as Sense, Guinness Care and Support (part of the Guinness Partnership), Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) and Walsingham Support, and is passionate about making a positive difference for disabled people. Sarah was a Trustee with Walsingham Support Community Solutions for 5 years before becoming a Trustee for the Walsingham Support Governing Body in May 2022.
She has a BA(hons) in NHS Healthcare Management, an MSc in Adults with Complex Needs and an MBA. A keen walker, Sarah and her husband spend a lot of their spare time exploring the Norfolk countryside where they live with their two dogs.