As one of the principal officers as set out in the College's statutes, the Bursar plays a pivotal role, with responsibility for the operational effectiveness of all aspects of College provision regarding the property, finances and accounting of the College, including HR, IT, governance and compliance with relevant University and other legislative requirements.

Prior to joining Sidney Sussex as the Bursar in January 2018, Sarah's career had covered private sector (Procter & Gamble), professional services (KPMG) and public sector (Department of Health), spending seven years as a Director at UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).
As an undergraduate, she studied Natural Sciences at Selwyn College, Cambridge, before qualifying as a management accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting, whilst working at Procter & Gamble.