Sarah is a longstanding member and supporter of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and its aims, particularly to protect and create wildlife sites and also to ensure that more people in Sheffield and Rotherham have opportunities to connect with nature. The Trust’s work to encourage more biodiversity in habitats for plants, insects, birds and mammals is as essential to prevent further loss of valuable species.
Sarah says it has been a privilege to be a Trustee of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust for the past three years, getting involved in Taking Action for Nature and becoming a volunteer ranger at Redmires reservoirs. From 2023 Sarah is the lead Trustee on pension issues.
Living in Heeley, Sheffield, for over forty years Sarah co-founded the local Swift group. Since 2012 She has been a Trustee of Heeley Development Trust which manages a network of neighbourhood green spaces for the benefit of local people, giving me experience in trust governance.
In 2020 Sarah retired as Professor of property law at Sheffield University, allowing her to contribute time and commitment to furthering the Trust’s aims, as well as bringing expertise in interpreting land ownership documents, and making sense of legislation and policies about planning and the environment.