Sarah has spent most of her career in-house, and has considerable management experience at an executive level in the design, build and management of legal departments.

After graduating from Edinburgh University, she trained with Dickson Minto WS and qualified as a solicitor in Scotland. She then joined Christian Salvesen PLC, the European logistics company and spent 10 years there, latterly leading the legal and corporate development team as Legal and Corporate Development

In 2001 Sarah joined Damovo Group SA, a telecoms service company, as GC and Company Secretary and subsequently became GC for Sodexo UK and Ireland, a catering and support services business. She was until December 2008 GC Global Risk Management at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business. In 2009
she joined LBC Wise Counsel to manage a project with Hammerson plc the FTSE 100 property developer
and in 2010 was appointed Hammerson’s first General Counsel.