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Sarah Atkinson, Chief Executive, The Social Mobility Foundation

Sarah Atkinson.jpgSarah Atkinson is CEO of the Social Mobility Foundation, a leading UK charity working to ensure young people from low income backgrounds can achieve their potential. The SMF supports an annual cohort of over 2000 young people on its student programme, works with some of the UK’s biggest employers to benchmark and improve their social mobility practice through the Social Mobility Employer Index, and campaigns and advocates for social mobility through their campaigns arm the Department for Opportunities.

Sarah is a member of the City of London taskforce on socio-economic diversity in UK financial and professional services. Her non-executive experience includes board roles at Endometriosis UK, the Professional Association of Childcare and Early Years, and Womankind Worldwide and she is a mentor on the Leaders Plus fellowship programme.