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Operational Resilience, Outsourcing & 3rd Party Risk 2024
November 2024

6 Hercules Rd, London SE1 7DP

Sandra Hislop
Former Head of Business Governance, Northern Trust at Independent


Driven, accountable and collaborative senior executive leader with extensive Financial Services experience Sandra is an established expert in Governance and Operational domains. A strategic thinker providing oversight and scrutiny for boards within complex, fast moving global environments. Sandra is an accomplished leader and is passionate about governance and oversight, helping to make organisations better, nimbler, and more resilient for their global investors. Previously holding senior roles in large Asset Managers, Sandra has in-depth, specialist knowledge of governance, risk and control, operational and compliance risk practices. Much of Sandra’s career has been spent engaging with senior executives/Boards about third party due diligence & oversight, implementing and reporting on regulations.

Sandra is an active participant and influential speaker within industry bodies and conferences. More recently, Sandra has and is participating in industry conferences focused on providing insights on regulatory topics such as operational resilience, DORA and third-party outsourcing. A notable committee member with experience and accountability for large scale regulatory change programmes and third-party oversight, enabling growth and resilience within firms, Sandra has taken on committee and treasury roles in Edinburgh and is focused on actively establishing her INED career.

Passionate about talent management with strong interpersonal skills, Sandra is an active mentor and coach to emerging and seasoned talent and is a member of the Women on Boards UK and Volunteering Matters.

Agenda Sessions

  • Managing operational resilience globally