Chief Executive

Sara Long is Chief Executive of the Education Authority (EA) taking up post on 1st April, 2019.

Gavin Boyd, Interim Chief Executive
Sara Long, Chief Executive

Previously the Director of Operations and Estates, Sara joined the Education Authority in 2016 and has been responsible for a wide range of services including home to school transport, school meals, school maintenance and capital development.

Sara previously enjoyed an extensive career within Health & Social Care, initially joining in 1999 as a general management trainee.

In more recent years, Sara held a number of management posts across the Western Health & Social Care Trust, most notably as Director of Performance & Service Improvement and working regionally as an Assistant Director at the Health & Social Care Board.

Last updated: 11/02/2020