Sandra Healy

DCU Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Director, Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion
Dublin City University

Sandra Healy is Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Dublin City University. Prior to joining DCU, Sandra career spanned 20 years in the technology  industry. Sandra is founding Director of the DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion (2018). The Centre was driven by a demand from industry to gain access to academic expertise and research on workplace inclusion and culture.

Sandra holds an Honours Degree in Psychology and a first class Master's in Organisational Psychology from DCU. She is an NLP Master Practitioner and Sales Academy Coach, with expertise in delivering large-scale business transformation and cultural change. Sandra is also founder of inclusio; a dynamic new software that combines technology, behavioural science and psychology to transform organisational culture from the inside out,

Over the past thirteen years Sandra has championed and driven Diversity and Inclusion practice in Irish Industry and is considered one of the country's leading experts. She contributes to the work of the Ibec Diversity Forum, CWIT and 30% Club Ireland. Sandra provided critical diversity expertise and sectoral knowledge establishing the EU Diversity Charter Ireland and in 2014. Sandra is currently a member of the Expert Advisory Group for the Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality in Ireland (2020), led by Dr Catherine Day.

Sandra is in the Diverse in top three 20 Diversity Leaders to Watch in 2018; game changers for diversity and inclusion and was shortlisted for the European Diversity Awards, Head of Diversity of the Year 2019.