Sara Bacon Bio

by SDF Admin 0

As the Centre Manager for the National Technician Development Centre, Sara works with a core team and a range of specialist advisers to help Universities to create a sustainable future for their technical staff.  Expertise, information and resources are developed for the NTDC Technical Resources Toolkit, including career progression workshops and skills and a roles and responsibilities survey. 

After completing a PhD in Bioinorganic Chemistry Sara moved into industry working for Croda Chemicals as a research chemist and then as a product manager in the research and development section.  Sara then became a Data Manager where she managed a team on the implementation of a new SAP system to increase efficiency and improve productivity within the company.

Sara has also worked in a consultancy firm developing surveys and in recruitment assessment for the police. Recently Sara has worked in teaching, recruitment and outreach roles across the Higher Education sector, including project management  and supervision of a laboratory facility.


With thanks to Sara Bacon for supporting the SDF’s Festival of Learning and Development 2021