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 also editorial head of content for FT Investing for Good, a global conference series from the Financial Times that explores the role of capital markets in helping solve complex environmental and development issues. In this role, she shapes event themes, develops discussion topics and brings together speakers with the expertise and insights to create sessions that are informative and thought provoking.

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.