Sandra is founding Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the business. As Chief Investment Officer, Sandra has discretion for all investment decisions. As Chief Executive Officer, she is responsible for implementing overall strategy of the business and ensuring the success of the company. Sandra also sits on the Board of OUem. Sandra is a fellow at Oriel College, Oxford, a Commissioner for the Royal Commission of the Exhibition 1851 and a member of the Investment Committee of the Nature Conservancy.
Prior to OUem, Sandra was at the Wellcome Trust from 1993-2007 in various roles including Head of Private Equity, Head of Alternative Assets and most recently as Co-Head of Portfolio Management, sitting on its investment committee from 1997-2007. She has previously served on the boards of TIFF Investment Management and RIT plc. She was also a member of the investment committee of The Wolfson Foundation and a Trustee of the Queen’s Trust.
She has been recognised by several industry awards for her expertise in endowment investing, including a Private Equity Trailblazer award from Women in Private Equity, Power 100 CIO, Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance, and 100 Women in Finance’s European Industry Leadership Award.