Sarah was appointed as Director of Local services in August 2014. She was previously acting director of specialist and forensic services.
Sarah has had a career in mental health services of more than 20 years, working in a wide variety of settings from community through to forensic services.
Sarah trained and practiced as an occupational therapist and retains her registration. She has more recently worked both in operational management roles and as a commissioner of mental health services across health and social care.
She has expertise in service development and partnership work and a focus on the patient experience.