Sandie Okoro

Sandie is Global General Counsel (GCC) and lead legal advisor to the HSBC Global Asset Management Business and sits on the Executive Committee. She is also a Deputy General Counsel for Retail Banking & Wealth Management.
Sandie is the most senior lawyer within the AMG business and one of the few black British female Global General Counsels in a heavily male dominated field. Within the British legal profession, as a whole, she is one of the most senior and high profile black female lawyers. In 2015 Sandie was named in Brummell Magazine as one of the top Inspirational Women in the City who are Champions of Diversity. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Law by City University, the Chambers Europe Award for Excellence and was named by the Guardian Newspaper as one of the 10 women who are changing the face of the City.
Sandie is a sponsor and active member of HSBCÂ’s BAME Network for which she gives regular talks, hosts events and mentors BAME employees and BAME graduates. She is also a rigorous mentor and internal and external spokesperson on diversity at HSBC.