Sarah Mistry

Sarah Mistry

Chief executive
British Geriatrics Society

Sarah is chief executive of the British Geriatrics Society.

She was previously director of programmes and partnerships at Bond, in which she led a team to support CSOs to achieve better development results through improved effectiveness, transparency and learning, and by innovating and adapting to be fit for the future. She was also responsible for Bond’s fundraising and its strategy.  

Before Bond she was head of research and evaluation at the Big Lottery Fund. She has worked in evaluation and management roles for VSO and the British Council, and as a consultant.  

Twitter: @SarahMistryBond
LinkedIn: Sarah Mistry


Lighthouse in the sun
19 October 2018
Key announcements, themes and actions from DFID's summit to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment in the aid sector. 
Safeguarding Conference
23 August 2018
Bond members came together to work on what we need to create sustainable sector-wide solutions to safeguarding.
Drone flying on horizon
5 January 2017
In January 2016 our experts predicted a range of trends for the year. We look at which ones are starting to be realised and what they mean for international development. 
DFID staff member supervises the unloading of UK aid in Kathmandu
3 November 2015
How can DFID and civil society organisations work together to achieve change? Justine Greening recently set out what she hopes the Civil Society Partnership Review will achieve.

Conference sessions

This interactive workshop will challenge you to think about your own leadership journey and how you need to change to meet the demands placed on today’s leader.



Tue, 02/27/2018 - 15:15 to 16:15
Invest Session
Invest header

This session will give you insight into the potential for partnering with government departments outside of DFID wanting to work with CSOs to reach development outcomes.



Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:30 to 16:30
Curve of Coloured Lights

Civil society leaders will engage in a thought-provoking discussion reflecting on the outcomes of, and opportunities arising from, 2015.



Tue, 03/01/2016 - 16:30