Sarah is an experienced museum professional and creative producer. She has worked across the higher education, cultural and creative sectors in the UK and internationally for over 16 years. Her expertise lies in learning, engagement, interpretation, and inclusive place making. She devises consultation, develops strategy, programmes, and builds teams to ensure capital projects and institutions are rooted in people centred practice and delivered through creative, equitable collaboration. Sarah is a passionate advocate for diversifying audiences, experienced in working with communities historically underserved by the sector. She specialises in art, design and making; building partnerships, projects and interventions with artists, designers, makers and performers that inspire creativity and open up access to the creative sector. From youth advisory groups to early careers development programmes, coproduction to artist residencies and festivals.
Sarah works at the V&A, where she is Head of Learning and Engagement for the V&A East project, two new sites opening on Queen Elizabeth Park in 2025. She sits on various working groups and boards for creative programming, public art, education, strategic objectives and employability and skills for the wider East Bank Creative and Cultural District development. Previously at the V&A, she led on learning, interpretation, and audience development for a new gallery in Shenzhen China as part of a consultancy agreement with China Merchants Group. She has also worked for the Courtauld Institute, the Design Museum and Leeds College of Art.