Sharon Foster was appointed as High Sheriff of Bristol in 2023. She is passionate about opportunities for education for children and young people. She has been a school governor and she is also a Trustee of Beira Mozambique Trust, a project of the Southern African Resources Centre.
Foster’s extensive experience in trade unionism has empowered her to play a vital role in promoting the voices of marginalised members. She fearlessly champions the rights of women and Black members at local, regional, and national levels, ensuring their perspectives are heard and valued.