Sarah Jackson is a registered architect, with specific expertise in guidance on design quality and the historic environment. Sarah has around 30 years’ experience across the private and public sectors, within townscape and heritage consultancy, design advice, architecture and conservation. Previous experience includes: townscape and heritage consultant at the Tavernor Consultancy, and Alan Baxter; Head of Design Review at CABE; head of conservation and research at John McAslan & Partners; and architectural practice. Sarah is a trustee of the Twentieth Century Society and is a member of the Islington Design Review panel.
Sarah Jackson qualified as an architect after studying at the University of Bath, and has a masters degree in History of Modern Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture. Sarah was in architectural practice for around 10 years, working for several practices, including Allies and Morrison, Squire and Partners and John McAslan and Partners, where she specialised in the adaptive reuse of twentieth century buildings.
Sarah joined CABE in 2003 and became head of Design Review, where she managed and developed the national design review programme, advised on significant schemes across England and contributed to national guidance documents.
Since 2011 Sarah has worked as a townscape and heritage consultant for Tavernor Consultancy and Alan Baxter, and advised on a range of sensitive projects including the impacts on the World Heritage Site Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Canada Water and the electrification of the Great Western Railway.
In addition to consultancy work, Sarah is a trustee of the Twentieth Century Society, where she sits on their case work committee, and is a member of the Islington Design Review Panel.