Sarah heads up the Public Policy and Government Relations team for X (formerly Google X) based in Mountain View, California. X’s mission is to launch innovative new technologies to help make the world a radically better place. Some of X’s most well known technologies include Self Driving Cars, UAVs and Project Loon, bringing internet access to remote places using balloons. Prior to coming to California, Sarah ran Google's UK policy team for four years. Her background is in Government and policy development. She was Senior Policy Adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair in Downing Street for five years and built her policy expertise by working within the broadcasting and media sector for companies such as the BBC and Channel 4.