Sarah McGeehan

Sarah McGeehan has spent the last 15 years building a deep knowledge of social innovation, social finance and health service delivery.  Sarah was Head of the Regional Innovation Funds Advisory Service (RIFAS) at the Young Foundation.  RIFAS supports the design, management and disbursement of the £220 million NHS Regional Innovation Funds across the 10 English strategic health authorities (SHA).  Before joining the Young Foundation, Sarah led NESTA’s £4 million risk capital programme aiming to give high growth social enterprises the resources they need to scale.  Previously, she spent five years with the Community Development Finance Association – the trade association for community development finance institutions that provide financial services for excluded people and businesses.  Sarah has also worked with the think and do tank, the New Economics Foundation, and lived and worked in Uganda for three years.