Sara Knowles

Sara supports exporters across the North West in her role as UKTI’s Language & Culture Adviser. She has over 20 years’ experience in international and cultural relations and speaks several languages.

Sara lived in Slovenia 1994-1998 during its early years of independence from Former Yugoslavia where she worked for language schools and the University of Ljubljana as a teacher. During her 12 years working for the British Council she travelled extensively and worked in 26 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Russia, Europe and North America. She co-founded a Manchester-based training company and led it to export its services to several European countries and Australia - she became a UKTI Export Champion in 2013.