Sarah Weir OBE

Chief Executive, Design Council


Sarah Weir is CEO of Design Council. Previous roles include Head of Arts and Cultural Strategy, Olympic Delivery Authority, Chief Executive of The Legacy List, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park charity (now Foundation for Future London) and Arts Council London. She has a History of Art BA from Birkbeck College (1993-7), an OBE for services to the arts (2011), First Woman Awards for public service (2013) and an Honorary Doctorate from University of the Arts London for services to design (2019). Sarah is a Trustee of Alzheimer’s Society.