Sandy has degrees in Psychology and Communications. She has a broad range of experience within the voluntary, education, health and art sectors. She is passionate about the arts, community development and education. She is a freelance film maker and is part of the Isle of Wight Film Festival committee. Sandy is also involved in health research with the Wessex CLARCH at the University of Southampton. She enjoys dance and performing in costume. Her other hobbies include swimming, rowing and gardening.