Sarah Caughey, Head of Policy
Sarah Caughey joined the Chartered Trading Standards Institute in 2019. Sarah has background in legal studies and qualified as a solicitor prior to joining the trading standards profession.
Sarah underwent her DCATS training and was an Inspector with the Trading Standards Service Northern Ireland from 2012 to 2019. Her particular areas of interest include estate agency law, the private rented sector and unfair terms legislation. Prior to moving to CTSI, Sarah worked in the TSSNI EU Exit Team where she examined the potential impacts, risks and opportunities of exiting the EU from an operational perspective, in order to ensure preparedness and ongoing service delivery for the consumers and businesses of Northern Ireland. Sarah has also served as CTSI Northern Ireland Branch Chair and Council Representative.
Sarah lives in Northern Ireland with her husband Colin and enjoys walking on the beach that is right on her doorstep! She is an active member in her community, organising fundraising events and founding a book club. For over 10 years, Sarah has also served on the Board of Charities which support young women’s leadership, faith and human rights.