Sarah Hurtes

Sarah is a member of the ECF’s Strategic Communications team, she is working as a Media Associate to coordinate the activities around climate and health.

French born and South African raised, Sarah has lived in several countries working in the intergovernmental/humanitarian sector and journalistic field. She completed a Master’s degree in Development and Gender at the London School of Economics.

Sarah has had various communications roles within different institutions, including whilst working for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Vienna. She also worked on global outreach strategies for the European Women’s Audio-visual Network in Paris and NGO Gender Links in Mauritius. Her love for investigative writing motivated her to freelance as a journalist in India and Nepal. Before joining ECF, she worked at COP21 as a Communications consultant for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.