Sarah is a British marine biologist and has worked around the world conducting research and in marine conservation for 20 years. She has worked in the UK, Tanzania, Indonesia, Greece, The Philippines and Australia. In 2005 she moved to Western Australia to lead the State's marine pollution unit for the WA Government before taking the role of Senior Marine Scientist with a global consultancy in Perth. After starting a family she concentrated on science journalism and has been published in magazines in 30 countries. She won the Best of The Decade Award in Asian Geographic Magazine, for her article on whaling.
Sarah was given a highly commended award for the best of Peel's STEM Communicators, for her work with Little Genius Science in the region. Sarah went on to coordinate the Peel region's Science hub during 2020. She recently chaired the "Cool Jobs in STEM" Panel for the Quantum Words Festival in Perth 2019. She sits on the Board of John Tonkin College in Peel and, since 2018, has been a Scientist in Residence for Wesley College in Perth.