Sara is the chair of St Basils having previously been a member of the Business Support and Audit Committee. As Chair, she leads the Board in providing critical oversight and governance and work with the senior leadership team to ensure the charity is viable and able to achieve its ambitious outcomes for the young people it serves.
She is a chartered accountant and former partner with Ernst & Young (EY), a practising member of the Academy of Experts and a CEDR accredited mediator. She has been with EY for 30 years, a partner for 17 years and senior partner for EY Midlands for seven years until 30 June 2017.
She is a non-executive director of BHSF a not for profit provider of affordable health insurance for individuals, employees and intermediaries, employee health and wellbeing benefits and HR support services.
She is also on the board of the Compulsory Purchase Association a not for profit member organisation that promotes best and effective practice in delivering land for infrastructure, housing and regeneration.