Vanda is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants (FCCA). She is currently employed as Head of Finance at the Manchester International Festival having previously held senior financial positions with a range of public bodies and charitable organisations. She also acts as a Trustee and Treasure for Venture Arts, an arts organisation that works with learning-disabled artists.
Vanda’s appointment as an Independent Member of the Hopwood Hall College Corporation was renewed for a further four years in 2014 until 17 December 2018. In addition being a Board Member, Vanda also serves on the Corporation’s Audit Committee.
Her ambition is for Hopwood Hall College to be at the forefront of FE provision in Greater Manchester and to meet fully the needs and ambitions of young people in Rochdale Borough and surrounding areas.