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Sarah Clarbour

Associate Director

Sarah Clarbour is a communications specialist advising corporates across various sectors on their communications strategies, reputation management, stakeholder engagement, and media profile. Sarah advises Hawthorn’s clients, across a number of specialisms from technology to environmental and social impact, both in the UK and internationally.

Before joining Hawthorn, Sarah spent five years in Edelman’s London Technology team. In this role, she managed a portfolio of global and emerging accounts, working with a wide array of consumer and enterprise technology clients. Her responsibilities included shaping consumer stories, overseeing strategic executive communications, and enhancing investor awareness. Sarah played a key role in developing media strategies and cultivating thought leadership among senior stakeholders. She also designed integrated campaigns aligned with business and communications goals.

Sarah studied Economics and Social Studies at The University of Manchester, with a focus on International Development and Social Anthropology. After graduating, she worked as a Community Liaison Officer for an NGO in Malawi.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys cooking and travelling. When given the opportunity she is a keen scuba diver.

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