Dame Sandra is KPMG Professor Emeritus at Cambridge Judge Business School. She was Director of Cambridge Judge Business School from 1995 to 2006, Master of Sidney Sussex College from 1999-2009 and one of the Deputy Vice Chancellors of the University 2008-2012. She writes and consults on organisational behaviour, leadership and innovation.
In 2004 Dame Sandra was invested as a Dame Commander of the British Empire as part of the UK national honours system in recognition of her contribution to higher education and management research and in 2006 she was inducted into the International Women's Forum's International Hall of Fame in recognition of her achievements in business education and leadership development including being an outstanding role model for women who aspire to lead in the commercial, educational and not-for-profit sectors.
Dame Sandra has wide experience in the commercial, public and charitable sectors, both in leading executive development and through serving on Boards including as Senior Independent Director and Chair of Remuneration Committees. She is a Non-Executive Director of DRS (Data Research Services) plc, TSB bank plc and Winton Capital Management and a Trustee and Non-Executive Director of the Institute of Government, the Social Science Research Council in the USA and the Board of Trustees of the American University of Sharjah and a member of the UK India Round Table.