Sara is the Programme Manager of the Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub and works closely with the research team to develop and implement evaluations of community based projects delivered as part of the Better Start Bradford programme. Sara also leads the Community Engagement workstream of the Innovation Hub.

Her current work focuses on building capacity around evaluation and understanding engagement with and access to community based projects and services. Sara has a background in Psychology, gaining her PhD at the University of Leeds. She joined the Born in Bradford team in 2014 and since then her research has focused on exploring the determinants of health related behaviours and promoting healthier lifestyles for families and children using both qualitative and quantitative methods.