Sarah Beacock is the CEO of the Nuclear Institute.
She lives in South East London and in her spare time enjoys wildlife in the garden and birdwatching.
Sarah grew up in South London and really enjoyed school as a child. She also enjoyed ballet and gymnastics and joined the school hockey team.
After school, Sarah went to study Environmental Science at Plymouth Polytechnic. After graduating, Sarah then went travelling around Australia, New Zealand and Papa New Guinea where she worked as a school assistant.
Sarah struggled to find jobs in the Environment, so decided to go to South East London College to do a graduate course to learn typing and shorthand, which then led her to getting a job as a Scheme Manager for the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Examinations Board. Next Sarah took a role as a Senior Examiner for Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) where she worked for nine years.
Sarah then took a job as an International and Professional Affairs Director in the Energy Institute. Sarah was promoted to the Skills and Capability Director and ended up working for the Energy Institute for fifteen years.
Sarah then became acting CEO Energy Institute which then enabled her to take on the role as the CEO for the Nuclear Institute.