She is CEO of Sustainable Business International, a consulting business that assists clients at various stages of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) practice, primarily in the food and beverage sector. Sandra has studied wine extensively for many years, completed the French Wine Scholars course in 2010 and is a graduate of the Wine MBA program at The Bordeaux School of Management/Kedge Business School in France. Her first book, The Business of Sustainable Wine, was published July 2017. Sandra is a public speaker on wine internationally, a columnist with Wine Review Online and a member of the Magnum Club, a global organization of women wine producers, sommeliers, writers and critics.
Sandra has been a senior executive with Starbucks Coffee Company in Seattle, where she led global Corporate Responsibility and sustainability in coffee supply chains; and with Eastman Kodak Company where she oversaw global public affairs and corporate citizenship.