Sarah Stevenson

Head of Child Safeguarding and Protection

Sarah has over two decades of experience working for and with children, to protect and safeguard children from all forms of violence.

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Current work

Sarah is responsible for leading the management and implementation of our strategies, approaches and activities to safeguard children in sport. Sarah works with multi-sectoral partnerships to advance child safeguarding and protection in sport.

Previous experience

Prior to joining the Centre, Sarah led the work on ethics and safeguarding at the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. Previously, Sarah was the UN Representative for ChildFund Alliance where she worked with partners and governments, as well as children, to ensure that the UN Sustainable Development Goals included targets on child protection. Prior to this, Sarah was the Global Advisor, Child Protection in Development, at Plan International. Preceding that, she held many roles at Save the Children.