Sarah is currently CEO of the Lake District Foundation and has had more than 20 years experience in number of leadership roles in the Third Sector. She has worked across Health, Social Care, Criminal Justice and Education regionally and nationally.

She is a board member of Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership and a strong advocate for inclusive, green growth in our county. 

‘I am so pleased to be appointed a non executive director of the University of Cumbria. I am joining at a key time for our young people, our environment and our economy. A strong, locally based but internationally facing University in our County is vital to the dynamic future that I know Cumbria has before it and I look forward to playing my part in this.’