Sandie Okoro

Sandie is Global General Counsel of HSBC Global Asset Management. Her previous roles have included Global General Counsel at Barings and Head of Legal for Corporate Services at Schroders. Sandie is on the Management Board of P.R.I.M.E Finance which was set up to handle complex financial disputes and is based in The Hague. She is also a council member of the Human Rights organisation JUSTICE. In November 2014 Sandie was appointed as a Board Member and Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). In July 2014, Sandie was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Law by City University in recognition of her career in business and law and her voluntary work in the community to help others achieve the same success. She is passionate about mentoring and promoting diversity and inclusion to the City. Sandie is a recipient of the 2014 Chambers Europe Award for Excellence in the category for Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession. Sandie is named in the 2015 Powerlist as the fourth most influential black person in Britain, pipping Lewis Hamilton at the post! You can follow Sandie on Twitter @SANDIEOKORO.