Sarah has 20 years experience in international development and a further 10 years of professional experience in the public health sector and working with civil society and not for profit organisations in Australia and in the UK. She has worked in over 30 countries in the Asia and Pacific regions, throughout Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and Central Asia with national and international NGOs, United Nations agencies, the Australian Government’s International Development Assistance Program, and with the private and corporate sector.  


Sarah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy, a Masters Degree in Research Methodology and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She has completed accredited courses in social auditing and social return on investment, facilitation and training, and in Most Significant Change story methods. 

Sarah has skills and expertise in the areas of: 

  • Human Rights, particularly disability rights and inclusive development
  • Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Strategic planning and organisational management 
  • Program design and management 
  • Partnership brokering and management 

Sarah’s network of associates gives her access to a wider range of skills of expertise that she draws upon in areas that include participatory training; social enterprise; mediation; Indigenous Affairs; mining and development; environmental and social impact assessment and management; and agribusiness.

Some highlights of Sarah’s career are: