Sarah Duckering

Sarah was the Director of Research and Innovation Services at the University of Portsmouth, leading the department that provides strategic insight and supports activities that underpin the ambitious growth targets for research and innovation at the University.

Alongside Portsmouth Creates, Sarah is a Governor of Sparsholt College Group. She has a degree in Geography and an MBA from Henley Management College. Starting her career in the NHS, she has worked in the Higher Education sector for many years in a variety of managerial and strategic roles.  She is passionate about the role of universities and other stakeholders in making a difference to society and with working with partners to create quality places that all would choose to live and work in.