Trustee

Sandra Osunkoya Popoola

Sandra Osunkoya Popoola, OBE

Chair

Sandra Osunkoya Popoola founded VOS Foundation in 2017 and is the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Sandra has worked in the UK public sector for over 23 years, with extensive experience in governance, human resource, project management and policy development. She also has significant experience of working with charitable organisations and committed to ensuring the voices of vulnerable people are heard and their needs met. Her experience includes being a parent governor at primary and secondary schools – where she played a pivotal role in championing and promoting the interests of young people at local and national levels. For almost a decade Sandra was an advocate and ambassador for a local youth group as a youth leader where she promoted inclusion, gained funding from local authority and businesses to support underprivileged children to go on residential away-days to develop relationships and build confidence. Sandra is absolutely committed and passionate about helping fellow humans to be the best they can be.