Sarah has a background in biomedical engineering, receiving her BABEng from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Whilst at university, Sarah spent 2 years in a design role at Adept Medical, a New Zealand specialist medical devices manufacturer.
She subsequently spent 4 years at L.E.K. Consulting, in both Sydney and London. Starting in the general practice, Sarah later joined the Life Sciences team, where she worked with a range of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare companies on projects supporting M&A and commercial due diligence as well as corporate and product strategy. Sarah joined Touchlight in 2016, and is responsible for commercial and business development; working externally on licensing and partnerships deals with Biopharma. Sarah is also the Industrial and Nanotechnology lead, establishing and running projects in non-therapeutic, industrial and nanotechnology applications of doggybone DNA.