Sarah is part of NPC’s Research and Consulting team as a Principal for Effective Philanthropy, supporting foundations and philanthropists to increase their impact. Previous work at NPC has included management of NPC’s work on the Transition Advice Fund, a collaboration between NPC and four leading grant-making foundations. Sarah has also conducted due diligence on organisations working in the refugee and homelessness sectors and supported management of the Stone Family Foundation’s Disadvantaged Youth portfolio.
Before joining NPC, Sarah spent more than five years working at the Asfari Foundation where she managed a grant programme supporting education and employment projects for disadvantaged young people in the UK and Middle East. Prior to this Sarah worked as an Analyst for the consultancy firm Woodnewton Associates, conducting qualitative and quantitative research for charity and public sector clients.
She has a degree in Theology and a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies, and studied Arabic at the University of Damascus in Syria.
Sarah is a Trustee at Crohn’s and Colitis UK, where she chairs the charity’s governance committee.
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Why I work for NPC
It is a great privilege to work with charities and funders to help them increase their impact. I love the breadth of organisations NPC supports, and the knowledge, passion and commitment of the team.
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Funding the journey from care
Lessons learnt from working on the EU Settlement Scheme
Settled status: What level of take-up can we expect?
Pushing the UK’s giving onwards and upwards