Sarah has been Executive Officer of the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) since May 2020.
Sarah is Company Secretary of BSSS and is responsible for the day-to-day management of all of its activities including delivering the annual strategy, operational and staff management. She is also a Director of the World Congress of Soil Science 2022, the company set up to manage the congress’ delivery.
Sarah has spent 15 years working with membership and trade associations, most recently as Project Director at Build UK, the leading representative organisation for the UK construction industry.
Sarah has a keen interest in skills and training and played a leading role in how the construction industry responded to the issue of competence following the Grenfell Towers tragedy. She also represented construction to government and key stakeholders and developed new industry qualifications as a member of the Department for Education’s On Site Construction T Level Panel, sat on the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card Management Committee and was a member of the Greater London Authority (GLA) Construction Skills Group.
Sarah has a Masters’ Degree in Events Management and during her career has provided secretariat and events services to several international associations.