Sarah is a practiced speaker, moderator and content curator for events on sustainable business and impact investment.

Speaking & Moderating

As an experienced journalist, Sarah brings insights from her writing and research to her engagements as a speaker and moderator. With an informal style and a journalist’s curiosity, she likes to lead dynamic, informative and entertaining discussions.

Sarah has spoken and moderated at events hosted by organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations, the Smithsonian Institute, the Aspen Institute, Columbia University, Kellogg School of Management and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Sarah is founding content designer for FT Investing for Good (now Moral Money Summit), a global conference series from the Financial Times that explores the role of business and capital markets in helping solve complex social and environmental challenges. As content designer, she shaped event themes, developed discussion topics and brought together speakers with the expertise and insights to create informative and thought provoking sessions. She remains a regular moderator and panelist at the summit.

FT Investing for Good USA: Mobilizing Private Capital to Meet the SDGs, New York, 2019
With Darren Walker, CEO of the Ford Foundation, New York, 2017
FT Investing for Good Europe, London, 2017
With Roberto Azevedo, director general of the World Trade Organization, United Nations, 2016
Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, 2014
FT Investing for Good USA: The Gender Lens Opportunity, New York, 2018

Book Talks & Appearances

Sarah has made numerous appearances to talk about her two books, Moveable Feasts and Making an Exit at venues including Google, the Guggenheim Museum, the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, London’s Southbank Centre, The Aspen Institute and the Ubud Readers & Writers Festival, Bali, Indonesia.

Sarah has also appeared on radio and TV, including on BBC radio stations in the UK, National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the US, Sirius radio and Radio New Zealand.