Sarah and her family moved to St Leonard’s on Sea 5 years ago from Belsize Park in North London. Sarah is a professional fundraiser and previously spent 15 years as the Development Director of Artichoke whose huge outdoor art projects were dependent on fundraising, the average project cost being £4m. Previously Sarah worked at Hampstead Theatre, The Roundhouse, The Philharmonia, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and The Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Sarah possesses a wide spectrum of fundraising experience across major gift, corporate, statuary, charitable trust and direct mail fundraising. Sarah is a Trustee of the Theatre de Complicite and the Foreshore Trust and is involved with the Hastings Refugee Buddy Programme. She was a judge for Miss Gilbraltar 2013 and was awarded Freedom of the City of London in 2016.