Sara Doherty

An experienced consultant and strategic leader with a proven track record of managing services and people in complex organisations.

  • Cross-sector experience of service delivery and process improvement to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.
  • A collaborative and pragmatic approach to leadership and focus on a solution-based approach.
  • Brings operational knowledge and understanding as well as managing and collaborating at senior team and board level.
  • Successfully brings about simplicity through complexity.

Sara has 25 years’ experience teaching in further and in management in higher education holding senior roles in universities representing all mission groups. Her knowledge is grounded in the student experience and with Academic Registrar experience advises on policy, governance and compliance. Since 2015 she has been a consultant working with clients such as GSM London, Goldsmiths, UCLAN, LSHTM and UUK.

Sara is studying for a professional qualification in Coaching & Mentoring and is a trained mediator. She is a fellow of the HEA and a role model for the Leadership Foundation’s women in management Aurora Programme.