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Sarah Ashton

managing director


Sarah Ashton

Life at FGS Global

Sarah has expertise in strategic communications, public affairs and government relations. Her work spans sectors and industries, with specialties in technology, sustainability and crisis communications.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Sarah’s career focused on multi-faceted and emerging regulatory and policy issues across Uber, the Obama Administration, Gopuff, C40 and the William J. Clinton Foundation.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Californian by way of New England. Avid consumer of audiobooks. Gushing parent of two. Dedicated passionfruit gardener. Forever hunting for the perfect breakfast burrito.

Sarah Ashton is a Managing Director based out of FGS Global's Los Angeles office. Sarah has extensive experience in crisis, transformational moments and campaigns related to complex or emerging policy challenges. Sarah’s work spans sector, industry and level of government.

Before joining FGS, Sarah was the Global Director of Policy Communications and CSR at Gopuff, a hyper-growth start-up in the app-based delivery industry. Prior to this, Sarah spent nearly 5 years in several posts at Uber, leading public affairs campaigns and supporting the business to navigate the regulatory environment as the rideshare app expanded its offerings into food delivery, electric and multi-modal transportation, and more.

Prior to her tenure at Uber, Sarah served as the Director of the  White House’s  Climate Action Champions  Program, launched by President  Barack  Obama, to accelerate local climate action, identify gaps in federal funding and develop inter-agency solutions to support and scale community climate programs. She also previously served in a series of roles at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Clinton Climate Initiative focused on transportation electrification, public-private partnerships, and elevating the voice of mega-city Mayors in addressing climate action.

Sarah graduated from Brown University with a BA and MA in International Economic Development.

Sarah Ashton