Dame Sandra is KPMG Professor Emerita at Cambridge Judge Business School. She was Director of Cambridge Judge Business School from 1995 to 2006, Master of Sidney Sussex College from 1999 to 2009 and one of the Deputy Vice Chancellors of the University from 2008 to 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, through research, consultancy, executive development and Board membership. Former positions include Chair of Riverside Mental Health NHS Trust and the executive committee of the Social Science Research Council in the USA; Vice Chair of Oxfam, a Non-Executive Director of TSB Bank, Barclays, JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust and the Financial Services Authority, and a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Science and Technology, the Windrush Lessons Learned Review, UK’s Senior Salaries Review Body, and an Advisory Board for the Aga Khan University on building a business School to meet the needs of emerging economies. She currently serves on the Board of the American University of Sharjah, Chairs the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Museum of Zoology and sits on the Advisory Board of Cambridge Judge Business School.