Deputy Director, PPI
Sarah is the Deputy Director of the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI). She has overall responsibility for the PPI's research programme, as well as supporting the PPI's Director.
She has over thirty years’ experience in financial services, initially working for a FTSE 100 composite insurance company and then as a management consultant, both in the UK and overseas. She held a number of senior roles within the Guardian Royal Exchange Group, including strategy, marketing and IT. Her client work varied from post-merger integration and market entry studies to qualitative and quantitative primary research, specifically product development and testing with consumers and distributors. The majority of her 15 years as a management consultant focused on delivering quantitative and qualitative research projects for major clients, with an emphasis on private pensions. She has presented and spoken at a number of events on a range of topics including lessons from around the international pension world, tax relief, the complexity of DC consumer decision making and IGCs.
She has a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Manchester and an MBA in International Business and Corporate Finance.