Sarah arrived in Warsaw in August 2013 to take up the post of Deputy Head of Mission. She joined the FCO in 1988. In addition to Poland, she has been posted to Paris, New Delhi, Dublin and the UK Representation to the EU in Brussels. Sarah has also worked in the FCO on Human Rights Policy, on Policy Planning, and on human resources. She job-shared as Head of the FCO’s East Africa, Great Lakes and Somalia Department. She has also been seconded twice to the Irish Government, most recently during the Irish Presidency of the EU.
Sarah speaks fluent French and hopes to master Polish. She is married to an Irish diplomat (currently posted as the Irish Deputy Head of Mission in Warsaw) and has three children.