Sara is an accountant by training, a finance and business manager by practice.

She has been a member of the Blast Theory Board since January 2008 and brings experience in working in the public and private sectors, in both large and small businesses. She has been working directly in arts organisations since 2004.

She was head of finance and operations for the Arts Council South East. Then, between September 2006 and August 2008, she was part of the executive team that ran the Brighton Dome and Festival. In 2009 she relocated to Bristol to take up the position of head of finance and operations at Arnolfini, where in April 2010 the gallery was the venue for the Sky Leaders’ debate.

Her previous experience includes working at Sotheby’s International auctioneers based at their East of Atlantic head quarters in Bond St. London; working for an international airline(where she completed her accountancy training and qualifications); numerous freelance and project assignments across a broad range of businesses.

Sara is committed to the development of the cultural offering for both audiences and artists and a keen advocate for the arts in general.