Sandie Small | Deputy Governorship Chief Information Officer for the Prudential Regulatory Authority, Bank of England

Sandie Small

Sandie is the Bank’s Deputy Governorship Chief Information Officer for the Prudential Regulatory Authority, reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer at the Bank of England.

She has a strong 26-year track record within Financial Services technology across large high-profile organisations such as Readers Digest, HSBC, Aviva Investors, MF Global, and Thomson Financial.

Drawing from her professional background in IT Services Management, Sandie has consistently guided organisations in evolving and aligning their technology offerings with overarching business objectives.

While at the Bank she has been entrusted with safeguarding Critical National Infrastructure. She has also played pivotal roles in leading transformative strategic initiatives, including the replacement of the Real-Time Gross Settlement Service and overseeing seamless service transitions, particularly during data centre migrations.

Respected as a subject matter expert, she was recognised in 2020 as one of the Tech100 women.

A highly people-focused leader, Sandie is passionate about cultivating an exceptional skilled and motivated workforce, ensuring they’re empowered and equipped to meet both current and future demands.

She is committed to creating a workplace where everyone has opportunities to realise their potential and thrive and is honoured to have sponsored a number of inclusion initiatives.

 Apart from her notable professional accomplishments, she excels as a skilled public speaker, a trained executive coach specialising in mindfulness and transition, and a facilitator who humbly engages diverse audiences through captivating storytelling. Sandie’s commitment extends to giving back to her community; she actively participates as a Fellow of the Forward Institute, dedicated to fostering responsible leadership.