Sarah Hutchison (as she then was) read History at Newnham College, Cambridge, then entered HM Diplomatic Service.
Her work as a diplomat took her to Israel, Washington, D.C., Senegal, Macedonia and Croatia. From 2000 to 2003 she was HM Ambassador in Estonia. In recent years her focus has been on the countries of eastern Europe and former Yugoslavia.
In addition to her responsibilities for Hughes Hall, Sarah Squire has a number of University duties, including as Deputy Vice Chancellor, Director of the Cambridge Trusts, Syndic of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Chairman of the Kurt Hahn Trust and as Chairman of the Biology Faculty Appointments Board. She is also connected with University College London where she is on the Advisory Board of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (
- 4 May 2006: Hughes Hall, Cambridge, elects new President
- Committees: Kurt Hahn Trust
- Who's Who 2007 (London, A. & C. Black, 2007)