Sarah Wykes – CAFOD (UK)

Sarah Wykes, CAFOD

Sarah is the Lead Analyst on Climate Change and Energy for the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD). She leads CAFOD’s advocacy with a range of stakeholders for universal access to affordable, reliable, safe and sustainable energy to lift poor men and women out of poverty, and for a global shift from polluting fossil fuels to renewable and efficient energy systems to prevent climate change and build sustainable development.

Prior to joining CAFOD in December 2010, she worked as a consultant on natural resource governance and human rights for a range of international development and environment organisations. From 2002-2009, she worked for anti-corruption watchdog Global Witness, investigating corruption in the oil sector in sub-Saharan Africa and advocating for greater extractive sector transparency through the global Publish What You Pay campaign. For several years she was a Board Member of the French NGO Sherpa, which campaigns to protect and defend victims of economic crimes, and is currently a Board Member of Corruption Watch UK.