Sandra Pandi was born and raised in London, where she grew up with an older brother and younger sister. Spending many hours during the school holidays in her local library, she developed a great love for books and became an avid reader from a young age.
She graduated in Psychology from the City of London Polytechnic (now London Metropolitan University) and then gained a Masters Degree in Child Development from the University of London Institute of Education. Whilst a student she was interested in reading and spelling problems in primary school children and conducted undergraduate and graduate research in this area.
She remains greatly concerned about improving literacy levels among all age groups including those adults who have been failed by the education system.
Sandra Pandi lives in Geneva, Switzerland.