Sarah Cumbers

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Director of Evidence and Insight, Lloyds Register Foundation

Sarah joined Lloyd’s Register Foundation in autumn 2019 as the founding Director of Evidence and Insight. Her team works to use data and evidence to help better understand the complex factors that affect safety. This includes driving improvements in the availability, quality and accessibility of data, synthesis of evidence, and implementation of evidence into practice to improve safety outcomes.

Prior to the Foundation, Sarah spent much of her career at NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, working across a number of roles including establishment of NICE Connect – a major digital transformation programme including a data and analytics function. Sarah has a PhD in immunology and has also worked briefly in medical writing and the health voluntary sector.