Sarah joined Ryder as a non executive in 2017. She has regional, national and international private, public and not for profit experience including working as a director of regions at CBI and as a lawyer with Clifford Chance working in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. She currently leads the CBI’s international leadership development programme and provides bespoke development programmes for ambitious corporates. She is on the Court of Newcastle University, the Council of National Trust and is a Board Member at Tyne and Wear Museums. Sarah has an MBA, a master’s in Urban Regeneration and is currently studying for a PHD at Durham University. As an active member of the Craster Coastal Rowing Club, Sarah’s weekends are spent getting cold and wet on a rowing boat in the North Sea.