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My experience includes corporate communications, journalism and a short stint as a school matron

In-house comms experience

My CV includes being Publications Manager at Europay International (now MasterCard Europe) in Brussels, managing the communications at the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), and working as an Investment Writer at Scottish Widows.

Consultancy experience

Clients include MasterCard, Regus, European Commission, Willis Towers Watson, Scotland Food & Drink, Scotland’s Innovation Centres, Edinburgh Napier University, and many SMEs.

Journalism experience

I worked as a financial journalist in London and Brussels, writing for publications including The Observer, The GuardianWall Street Journal Europe, Moneywise, and Investment International. I also launched and edited Personal Finance, a prize-winning monthly consumer magazine.


I’ve won prizes for magazine editing, copywriting, and children’s fiction.


I have an MA in Law and Oriental Studies from St John’s College, Cambridge, and an Open University Diploma in Economics.

I’ve recently completed a part-time MSc at Edinburgh Napier University, gaining a Distinction and winning the Class Medal. My dissertation was on UNESCO World Heritage and tourism marketing.

“Sarah’s work on projects with us is typically characterised by rapid grasp of brief and subject matter, added-value suggestions for improvements and enhancement, intelligent execution and timely delivery.”

Paul Lindsell, Thoughtspark April 15, 2016

If you want the full life story or just a few more details about my experience, do get in touch.