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Sandra Welch
Deputy CEO and Director of Programme at Sailors' Society


Sandra joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society five years ago as Director of Programme. Prior to this she worked for The Salvation Army for almost 20 years. Sandra initially trained as a music teacher and later read Theology at the University of Aberdeen as well as gaining a Masters Degree in Human Resource management.

Sandra has a particularly close affinity with Sailors’ Society’s port chaplains having worked as a chaplain in a variety of settings including hospitals and schools. In addition to this, she has significant experience in programme and community development project management.