Sandra C.A. Ferguson is from Grenada and has worked in the NGO sector in Grenada for over 20 years as Economic Project Officer, Programme Manager and Secretary-General of the Agency for Rural Transformation (ART).
She is currently the Chair of the umbrella network of indigenous development NGOs, the Inter Agency Group of Development Organisations and represents the organisation on several national committees and other civil society and multi-stakeholder groupings such as the Grouping of Civil Society Organisations
Ferguson has a special interest in governance and conducts capacity building programmes in the area of governance for diverse civil society groups, including producer organisations and community based organisations.
She was a member of the Advisory Body which provided support to the revision of the Commonwealth Foundation’s Citizens Education Action Learning Guide in 2012.
She is a graduate of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of the West Indies; pursued post graduate studies in Caribbean Agricultural Development at the Universite Antilles- Guyane, Guadeloupe and in Development Studies at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands.