Sarah joined the SRU as an Associate in 2013 and has worked to support ‘A Better Start’ sites through the ‘Better Evidence for a Better Start’ methodology. She also supported projects in the ‘Realising Ambition’ programme with achievement of the SRU ‘Standards of Evidence’ including development of logic models, manuals, fidelity, monitoring and evaluation plans.
Sarah is an evaluation specialist and trainer with over 22 years’ experience working in and with the voluntary and public sectors. Sarah has wide ranging experience in the field of evidence based practice with a commitment to making research accessible and useful in practice. Interests include children and families, health inequalities, social capital and asset based approaches to well-being. Sarah is a Churchill Fellow and has a BSc in Behavioural Science and MSc in Population Health. She works as a freelance evaluation and research consultant, often providing a ‘critical friend’ role, and is passionate about supporting organisations to learn from their practice and demonstrate outcomes achieved.