A Member of the Institute of Employability Professionals (MIEP) Sara joined Enham Trust in 2017 but has worked with the charity since 2015 through a delivery partnership, working on a Department for Work and Pensions specialist employability contract.

Sara brings over 20 years’ experience of working in further education and welfare to work sectors, in both private and charitable organisations. Throughout her career, Sara has managed large Education and Skills Funding Agency, Department for Work and Pensions and local authority commissioned contracts. At Enham Trust, Sara has led many tender opportunities, securing and delivering commissioned services from tender through to contract award, mobilisation, and delivery with local authority contracts. Sara and her team are influential in the disability employment arena, currently working with DWP to pilot the Access to Work Plus funding model, influencing and shaping the policy and funding decisions for supporting disabled adults in work. Sara is highly experienced in managing organisations through Ofsted inspections, DWP PAT Inspections and external quality standards such as Merlin and Matrix, in addition to large value funding audits.

Outside of Enham Trust, Sara is Chair of Governors for a Wiltshire primary school and a Trustee of a children’s disability charity