Sarah Simms

Job Title
Policy Officer

Sarah has a particular interest in upholding human rights and the rule of law with the increasing use of new technologies in policing and counter-terrorism measures and their wider implications on society and enjoyment of human rights. As well as maintaining privacy in relation to emerging digital health technologies and access to reproductive rights.

Sarah holds a BA Politics and LL.M Business and Human Rights from Queens University Belfast. Sarah is from Northern Ireland and has experience working across a wide range of human rights issues including reparation for victims of the conflict in Northern Ireland as well as investigatory experience in policing oversight.

Prior to PI Sarah was a Policy Officer at the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission where she engaged with the UN human rights mechanisms and worked on disability and gender issues in particular violence against women and girls and access to reproductive rights.