Sarah joined the Tutor Trust as Finance Director in November 2020, having spent most of her career with the Co-op working in senior finance, tax and governance roles, initially in her home town of Stoke-on-Trent then later in Rochdale and Manchester. She is a both a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, and trained with Price Waterhouse in Manchester.

Sarah has been involved in the charity sector for many years and is currently a trustee of three charities - AidCamps International, a small charity which delivers international volunteering projects; Northern Broadsides Theatre Company, a touring theatre company based in Halifax; and We Love MCR Charity, the Lord Mayor of Manchester's charity which supports communities and young people within the City of Manchester. She also chairs Northern Broadsides' Finance, Risk and Audit Committee.