Sally has a background in environmental management and environmental policy development. She has worked on projects relating to many environmental issues including waste management systems, urban air pollution management, and energy efficiency standards. Her work has been in support of many government agencies including internationally for the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission, and locally for the Asbestos Safety and Eradication agency and the Local Government Authority of South Australia.
Her research in the Assam Project and Smart Villages Lab is to research various aspects of the smart village concept and produce written reports. She will also be contributing to the analysis of survey data gathered from the Assam region.