Sarah has been at the WGI TSU since January 2017, first as a Science Officer, then a Senior Science Officer, and is now Head of the Science Team. She is responsible for the delivery and coordination of science-related activities of the TSU throughout the preparation, review and completion phases of the WGI report, together with the TSU Head, Anna Pirani. Sarah’s responsibilities include the line-management of the Paris Science Team, as well as the coordination of work done in collaboration with the TSU members based at the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences in Beijing, China. Sarah supports the work of the AR6 authors, working closely with the WGI Bureau, as well as the WGI Co-Chairs.
As well as the WGI contribution to the AR6, Sarah has worked on the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C and the Special Report on Climate Change and Land. Her main activities included the coordination of the SR1.5°C Frequently Asked Questions and the Chapter Scientists, and providing general scientific support to both Special Reports.
Before working at the WGI TSU, Sarah was a Science Policy Fellow at the European Geoscience Union (EGU). She holds a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry.