Herman Schepers Pip Founder and Managing Director - Europe Lead

Sarah Schepers

Co-founder and Marketing and Operations Director 

Sarah Schepers is co-founder and Marketing and Operations Director at Policy Impact Partners where she is responsible for all business operations and leads our research and policy communications work.

Sarah has a wide range of experience operating at the interface of social science research and policymaking. Before founding Policy Impact Partners, she managed the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium comprising researchers and science, technology and innovation policymakers from Colombia, Finland, Ghana, Mexico, Norway, Senegal, South Africa and Sweden. Prior to this she was Head of Strategy for the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex (UK) leading on international programmes and policy engagement, and also managed the £5m EPSRC funded research centre the Centre for Innovation and Energy Demand.

Prior to working in research and policy Sarah held senior marketing roles in the private sector. She has an MBA from Henley Business School and a BA in English literature.