Sarah Hyder

Head of External Communications

Sarah joined CDC in 2013 and she leads the organisation’s external communications team.

She was previously Head of External Relations at Changemakers, a charity focused on young people’s skills and development, where she was part of the senior leadership team.

Prior to that she held various roles in public affairs and communications, both in-house and as a consultant. She was Public Affairs Manager at Cambridge Assessment, an education group owned by the University of Cambridge. She was also Account Director at political communications agency, Connect Communications, where she advised clients in both the private and public sectors.

Sarah has a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and a master’s in International Relations from the University of Bristol.