Sarah is Director of Public Affairs and a founding member of Starling Bank, the UK’s 1st mobile only challenger ban, which was granted a banking license in July 2016. Formally Government Affairs Director IBM UK Ltd. Sarah' interactions with Government are both as a UK employer/investor and as a supplier. With experience having lead Opportunity Now at the time of the equality reform Sarah has a variety of corporate affairs experience. Prior to this Sarah was an IBM Client Director and won many commercial deals implementing exciting new innovations programs. She is a mother and farmer’s wife passionate about STEM in education.