Sarah Dobson is executive director of the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers, a community of legal leaders who are using their careers to have a positive impact on people and the planet, and to accelerate the just transition.
Sarah runs GAIL from the offices of Bates Wells, the first UK law firm to become a B Corp, where she was previously impact economy manager.
Sarah is a Fellow of On Purpose, the profit with purpose leadership programme. Her career has spanned impact investment at Big Society Capital, as well as improving access to justice in the UK as Head of Trusts at Support Through Court, and in Kenya and Uganda at African Prisons Project.
She was called to the Bar of England and Wales, holds qualifications in Law and English, and, outside work, is chair of trustees of KDC Theatre, a central London arts charity.
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