Sara Weller CBE joined the MaPS Board in September 2022 and became Chair in March 2023. She has a broad background in both the private and public sectors. Sara was a Non Executive Director of Lloyds Banking Group from 2012-2021, where she chaired the Responsible Business Committee and was a Trustee of the Lloyds Bank Charitable Foundation, working with small and local charities addressing issues for people facing multiple disadvantage.
Sara served on the Board of United Utilies from 2012-2020, and is currently a Non Executive Director of BT and Virgin Money.
Within the public sector, Sara was Lead Non Executive at DWP from 2017-2020, at DCLG from 2010-2015 during which time she chaired the Planning Inspectorate. brings with her an extensive background in non-executive roles across the public and private sectors, including a current role at BT Group. She has wide-ranging experience in customer focused operations, including the support and provision of the most vulnerable, as well as experience of structural and cultural transformation.
Sara is a vocal advocate for increasing Disability Inclusion in the workplace and has recently raised over £250,000 having completed the London Marathon in a wheelchair to raise money for research into Multiple Sclerosis, a condition she has lived with since 2009.