Sarah Nice

Sarah Nice

Head of Engagement and Communications

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3605

E-mail Sarah Nice


I am responsible for leading and managing Engagement and Communications activities for the BGS. This includes Public Engagement, Media Relations, Press Office, Internal Communications and Corporate Communications. As part of the Communications and External Affairs directorate I work closely with our Director Jen Jamieson Ball and also the Digital Communications team to ensure that we provide a seamless service to both the organisation and our stakeholders.


  • 2019 – ongoing : Head of Engagement and Communications
  • 2018 –2019 : Project Communications and Community Liaison Manager
  • 2010 –2018 : Communications Manager
  • 1999 –2010 : G-BASE Field Operations Manager
  • 1997 –2000 : G-BASE Field Laboratory Manager
  • 1992 –1999 : Geochemist, BGS X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry laboratory.


  • 2013 : CIPR Advanced Certificate in Public Relations

Professional association

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

Published outputs


  • Communicating Change
  • Devising public engagement events to meet organisational/charity objectives
  • Devising strategic direction of internal communications
  • Internal and External Communications
  • Managing crisis communications and escalation procedures
  • Media Monitoring
  • Media relations / stakeholder relations
  • Planning PR campaigns for major projects
  • Press release writing
  • Producing and implementing communication plans
  • Sourcing content and editing newsletters