Sarah McMillan

Senior Associate

Sarah heads TSIP’s partnership project with UnLtd – the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, focused on promoting lived expertise within social sector leadership.

Sarah brings over 15 years’ experience and passion for designing, delivering and evaluating solutions to social challenges across diverse sectors and geographies. For ten years, Sarah was a Director at Youth Business International (YBI) where she led the growth of, and services to, a global network of 40+ country partners. 

She played a key role in securing and managing major partnership programmes including with Accenture, the Inter-American Development Bank, the UK Department for International Development and Citibank to name a few. She also designed the network-wide quality assurance and capacity development programmes. Previously, Sarah spent three years living and working in South Asia where she built a portfolio of experience and skills across international development, working for Restless Development, UNICEF and Save the Children.

Sarah has an MA in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and an MA in English from the University of Cambridge.

SKILLS: Strategy, programme design and management, capacity development, partnerships, impact evaluation, workshop facilitation and training delivery, and networks
INTERESTS: Community development and connection, mindfulness, long walks, North Pembrokeshire and Nepal