Sandra O’Connor

Sandra O’Connor

Senior Client Partner & Managing Director


Sandra Allen O’Connor is a Senior Client Partner and Managing Director in Assessment & Succession Planning for Korn Ferry Hay Group – North America, based in the Firm’s Boston office.

Ms. O’Connor provides consulting services to Fortune 10 to 250 organizations across various industries, with an emphasis in financial services, insurance, retail, and life sciences. 

With Ms. O’Connor’s combined experience as a Consulting Psychologist, Office Managing Director and Account Executive, she is able to build targeted technical solutions, in partnership with her clients, to serve them best.

Her expertise includes the design and implementation of CEO and CXO succession planning systems, as well as fully integrated enterprise talent management systems. An executive assessment and development expert, she manages worldwide development teams crafting cutting-edge solutions that are integrated across the entire talent system to ensure the desired business results and impact. 

Ms. O’Connor received her doctorate and masters in industrial and organizational psychology from Central Michigan University. Ms. O’Connor received her bachelor degree in psychology from the University of Maine.

Ms. O’Connor is currently on the board of the Women’s Lunch Place, a non-profit organization that serves as a day shelter to the economically disadvantaged women of Boston.

Ms. O’Connor maintains local and national affiliations in the fields of Industrial and Organizational Psychology as well as Human Resources.