Sarah Hall is a pioneer of best practice in the PR industry. The holder of the CIPR’s Sir Stephen Tallents medal 2014 for exceptional achievement in public relations practice, she has established a reputation as an ethics tsar and gender and equality advocate through her work with the Institute.

Sarah is the CIPR's 2017 President-Elect and will become President in its seventieth anniversary year. She was the first North East practitioner to become Chartered, a status that recognizes the highest standard of knowledge, expertise and ethical practice within the PR industry and is a benchmark of professional excellence and integrity.

Author of #FuturePRoof and a regular speaker at industry events, she is policy director for the PRCA and ICCO. Her other voluntary commitments include acting as a Trustee for the Sunshine Fund

Sarah holds an MA in Marketing from Northumbria University, a BA (Hons) in French and Media from Leeds University and is a Google digital marketing graduate.

She is a digital trainer and wwWomen Go Digital Newcastle ambassador.

When she’s not at work you’ll find her busy being Mum to two small boys and walking her cocker spaniel Madge. You can also catch her being rather noisy on Twitter via @Hallmeister.