Sarah Phibbs

Sarah Phibbs serves as STM's Director of Research4Life Publisher Partnerships, working to foster global research equity by enabling reciprocal, diverse, and rich scholarly exchange.

Sarah also works as a consultant for societies and publishers focusing on sustainable publishing, strategy, and innovation. Sarah facilitated the development of Research4Life’s new Strategic Plan and Theory of Change having previously served on the Committee reviewing the Feasibility Study for Friends of Research4Life.  

Previously, she was Wiley’s Vice President for society research publishing across life, health, physical and social science & humanities, establishing the society acquisitions and operations teams and ran Global Social Science & Humanities Research at Blackwell.  

Sarah sits on the Board at Edinburgh University Press and has recently completed a Global MBA at Oxford Brookes University.   She has also volunteered with local mental health charity MIND and the ‘Big Gig’, a forum for entrepreneurs on start-up strategy.