About Sarah Newton

Sarah Newton has extensive experience in the public, business and voluntary sectors. She has held several leadership and change management roles, most recently as an elected Member of Parliament and Minister at the Department for Work and Pensions and the Home Office. 

Sarah brings 30 years experience of strategic planning, reputation management, innovation with a focus on sustainability and inclusion.

Sarah was the Director of the ILC -UK a ‘think and do’ tank tackling demographic change and Director with responsibility for fundraising and marketing at Age Concern - now Age UK. Sarah also has 10 years’ experience in financial services, as Marketing and New Business Development Directors for American Express Europe, at Citibank and on the Board of Age Concern Enterprises.

Sarah is a Non Executive Director of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust