After leaving home at 15 and school at 16, she overcame extreme personal adversity and a period of homelessness and began her career as a firefighter. At night school, she studied for a 1st Class Honours degree in Psychology, a Masters in International Fire Service Development and a PhD in Behavioural Neuroscience.
She is now recognised as a leading international expert on risk-critical decision making in crises and is an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University. She has presented her work all over the world and used her research to change deeply ingrained national policy. She has won international acclaim for this prize-winning work. As a Chief Fire Officer, she has attained the highest rank possible in the UK. Her operational experience includes leading the fire service response to major incidents such as the London Bridge terror attack, the Finsbury Park terror attack and the aftermath of Grenfell.
She is a strong advocate for social mobility and is an ambassador for The Big Issue and Street Vet. She was named as one of The Big Issues top 100 changemakers, a Marie Clare Future Shaper and featured in Cosmopolitan's Millennial Power List. Her first book, Heat of the Moment, was published in 2019 and her second, The Gender Bias, will be published in Spring 2023. Dogs are an important part of Sabrina's life, since adopting a stray dog during her period of homelessness with provided the only social and emotional connection during that time. She now has three Xolo's and her research has extended to explore the neuroscience of dogs.
Chief Fire Officer and neuroscientist, Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton spoke at the Business Analysis Conference Europe with IRM UK in London today. Sabrina gave a keynote address on her life and experiences and how the greatest opportunities can arise from the most difficult challenges. Sabrina's story is one of resilience and inspiration, from being homeless at the age of 15 to now being one of the most senior female fire officers in the world. If your organisation is interested in booking corporate speakers for your internal or client events, please get in touch!
Neuroscientist, author and fire officer, Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton is working with Homewards and Prince and Princess of Wales to help in their mission to end homelessness in the next 5 years. Having had her own experience of homelessness and surviving it, Dr Sabrina is passionate about making a difference. We couldn’t be prouder of you Dr Sabrina.
Breaking the glass ceiling, getting off the streets and redefining what it means to be a woman in power are just some of the inspiring topics covered in Dr Sabrina's podcast interview with Emma Guns. Listen to this episode of ‘The Emma Guns Show’ on your preferred podcast platform and pick up your copy of 'The Gender Bias' by Dr. Sabrina.
Author of ‘The Gender Bias’ Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton will be on The Jeremy Vine show today to discuss her compelling and important book!
Happy publication day to Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton ‘The Gender Bias’ is out now!
Bev James Management represents Sabrina Cohen-Hatton! Welcome Sabrina!