Director of External Affairs,
Federation of Master Builders
Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs, Federation of Master Builders
Sarah has more than ten years’ experience of working in public affairs, policy and media relations. Sarah spent the majority of her career with two of the most high-profile trade associations in the UK construction industry. She started her career at the Construction Products Association and is now Director of External Affairs at the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). At the FMB, Sarah has overall responsibility for the organisation’s UK-wide external affairs activities, including public affairs, policy, media relations and events. In terms of policy areas, she leads the organisation's work on skills, apprenticeships and procurement issues. Sarah graduated with a 2:1 BA Hons in Politics from the University of Leeds in 2005. Sarah is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and served on the CIPR Public Affairs Committee from 2013 to 2016. She currently serves on the Board of the National Home Improvement Council and Communications Committee for The Albert Kennedy Trust, an LBGT homelessness charity.