Sarah has had a broad and wide-ranging career from executive roles in tertiary education in Australia to private sector consulting in HR, marketing and strategy in Australia, Europe and the Middle East. But for 15 years, her focus has been exclusively in the for purpose sector.

In October 2015, Sarah joined Philanthropy Australia as the CEO. It is the peak body and membership organisation for all individuals and organisations who are engaged, or want to be, in planned and thoughtful giving to bring about effective, positive social and community change.

Prior to joining Philanthropy Australia, she held CEO roles at The Reach Foundation and The Australian Communities Foundation.

In addition to her professional roles, Sarah has also served on a number of diverse Boards and committees. Her current community roles include Director of Kids Under Cover, board member of the Centre for Social Impact, Director of Ladder and Council Member of the National Museum of Australia.