Appointed December 2022
Sarah was born and raised in Sydney. Looking for a change following university, Sarah moved to Darwin to jumpstart her career and to experience life in a different part of Australia. After a brief interlude living in Canberra, Sarah returned to Darwin for the endless summers, and vibrant and diverse community.
Sarah is currently working for the Department of Chief Minister and Cabinet in the social policy space. This follows a number of other roles in both the NT and Australian public services that have allowed her to experience education, research and economic policy-making and project management. As a public servant, Sarah enjoys working on policy that reflects community needs and values.
Sarah holds a Master of Public Policy and a Bachelor of International Studies. While at university, Sarah spent two semesters studying in Indonesia and completed a number of volunteer internships with NGOs in both Indonesia and Australia.
Sarah enjoys reading, gardening, jigsaw puzzles and traveling in her spare time.