Sandra was raised in the English Midlands, and educated at Birmingham’s University of Aston where she gained an honours degree in Computer Science & Mathematics. She has worked in IT and business transformation for more than 30 years, with 28 years of them in the public sector, putting ICT at the heart of business transformation.
As the Head of Digital and ICT Services at Dudley MBC, she is accountable for the realisation of business strategies and outcomes through the deployment and delivery of appropriate and relevant digital services. She has led in modernising and optimising ICT infrastructures, as well as delivering digitally enabled transformation programmes to implement new organisational delivery models
Sandra works with national groups and programmes to represent priorities of local public services ICT including the Local Public Sector CIO Council, and currently serves as a vice-president for Socitm, leading on diversity, skills and leadership.