21st Century Schools and Colleges MIM Programme Director
Sara is a 15 year qualified commercial lawyer specialising in PPP. She has extensive experience acting for Local and Central Government as well as for the private sector including funders. Her experience on PPP schemes spans many sectors including education, social housing, waste and health. After leaving private practice in 2009, Sara moved into Central Government, working for PFS and then ESFA. At ESFA, Sara was responsible for developing much of the standard documentation, in particular the Output Specification and Procurement Documents for the PSBP PF2 programme. She then delivered in a dual role as Project Director and Commercial Lead the £110 million North West PSBP PF2 batch through procurement, construction and into operations. In January 2018, Sara joined Welsh Government as 21st Century Schools MIM Programme Director.