Sandra Dawson Cambridge, UK

  • Expert on organisational leadership and structure
  • Director of Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (1995-2006)
  • Has served as Non-Executive Director of many leading organisations


The Beyond Profit Concentration (2013)
The Role of Business School Dean (2011)


Dame Sandra Dawson is an expert on business leadership and change, organisational structure, technology transfer and knowledge sharing. She is KPMG Professor of Management at the Judge Business School, Cambridge, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

She is a member of the Organisational Behaviour Subject Group, which conducts pioneering research into organisational creativity, group and individual behaviour in organisations, entrepreneurship and innovation.

From 1995 to 2006 Dame Sandra was the Director of Cambridge Judge Business School, and prior to that she was Professor of Organisational Behaviour (1990-95) and Deputy Director of the Management School (1987-94) at Imperial College, London University. Between 1999 and 2009 she was Master of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge.

Dame Sandra has served as a Non-Executive Director at many leading organisations, such as JPMorgan Fleming Claverhouse Investment Trust (1996-2003), Rand Europe (2002-03), and Barclays plc (2003-09). She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Oxfam (since 2006) and the FSA (since 2010).

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