Sarah is the NDC Enhancement Knowledge Specialist for the NDC Partnership. She leads the development of Knowledge and Learning activities and knowledge products around NDC enhancement, analyzes and communicates lessons learned from the Partnership's NDC enhancement efforts, and advances peer learning opportunities for the Support Unit's Thematic Call on LT-LEDS and NDC Alignment.

Prior to joining the Partnership, Sarah served as the Science and Policy Program Manager at One Earth, where she served as a subject-matter expert on nature-based solutions to climate change and led the organization's engagement on biodiversity policy at multiple scales. She also served as a consultant to the Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP), educating members on applying the Conservation Standards theory of change methodology. Previously, she worked at the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and World Resources Institute (WRI) as a communications and marketing lead.

Sarah holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy from George Mason University, a M.Sc. in Environmental Conservation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a dual B.A. in Journalism and History from American University.


Sarah lives in Severna Park, MD with her husband, young daughter, and two dogs.