Director - Humanitarian Policy Group
Sara is an expert in conflict and post-conflict contexts and a recognised public speaker on humanitarian issues. She is also Managing Editor of Disasters and member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Catastrophic Risk.
Sara is a political scientist with extensive experience in conflict and post-conflict contexts. She led UNDP Sudan’s Peace Building Unit, managed a high-profile post-conflict response in the Nuba Mountains and was an observer at the IGAD Sudan peace process. She holds a PhD in Politics, has written widely on Sudan and South Sudan and is a recognised public speaker and media commentator on humanitarian issues. She is the Managing Editor of Disasters and a Member of the Global Agenda Council on Catastrophic Risk of the World Economic Forum. She is a Trustee of SOS Sahel and serves on a range of advisory boards, including the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, the Refugees Studies Centre and the UN Association of the UK.
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