Sarah began her career as a marine environmental scientist, working initially for DEFRA then as an independent consultant. She joined QinetiQ as a programme manager running a portfolio of naval research and technology programmes, before progressing to run the Environmental Sciences Business Group. After 18 months working with the Ministry of Defence Ships and Maritime Equipment project teams, Sarah took on responsibility for QinetiQ’s maritime defence strategy, leading to the establishment and leadership of QinetiQ’s Maritime business. In April 2016, Sarah launched the Maritime, Land & Weapons business as Managing Director, reporting to the CEO.
In August 2017, Sarah takes up the role of CEO for BMT Group, a leading maritime technical consulting business.
Sarah is very proud to be an Honorary Officer of the Royal Navy. Passionate about sustainment of the UK engineering, science and technology skills base, Sarah is a STEM ambassador and commits time to STEM projects in the Maritime field.