Sarah Coop

Sarah has been raising money for the Arts since 1984 when she worked for the Festival of Sydney.

She spent the next 12 years working for some of the best international orchestras, setting up sponsorship departments for the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Philharmonia, securing the Philharmonia’s residency at Le Chatelet with a £500,000 sponsorship from Rover Cars.

Sarah helped to put the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra back on the map with a £1m sponsorship deal for their residency at the Royal Albert Hall. She also initiated the capital campaign at the Roundhouse and was responsible for raising the first £10 million.

She spent five years fundraising at the Hampstead Theatre before joining Artichoke in 2008.

Sarah is a board member of Theatre de Complicite and Burgh House, and was a judge for Miss Gibraltar 2013.

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