Sarah Lovell

Finance Director

As the Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Cabot Learning Federation Sarah is responsible for all financial matters across the Federation to ensure the CLF complies with all financial, legislative and regulatory requirements.

Sarah joined the Federation in 2014, having worked previously in a commercial setting. Sarah is a qualified ACCA accountant with over fifteen years of financial experience in both the public and private sectors.

Sarah works closely with the Principals of the CLF Academies and the Central Finance Team to ensure budgets are managed effectively and in line with all financial regulations. Sarah works closely with the EFSA, national and local education finance networks and is the Chair of South Gloucestershire Schools’ Forum and Vice Chair of Bristol Schools’ Forum