Group Director, META (UK & Ireland)
Sophie is Group Director for META UK & Ireland. Sophie joined META in August 2020 from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), where she was a member of the executive committee for Boots UK and the Global WBA Leadership Team.
Sophie has over 28 years executive leadership experience spanning Marketing, E-Commerce, Strategy and Digital Transformation for Reuters, Netscape/Sun Microsystems, Tesco, Walmart, Sony and Visa. Her start up experience includes UK aggregator BeatThatQuote.com, acquired by Google in 2011. A feminist since 1971, Sophie is a passionate champion of women’s health in the workplace and has recently launched a community aiming to break down female fertility and health taboos called Courage Is Contagious. She is also a LinkedIn Influencer for DEI.
As a woman who is single and childfree from choice – Sophie regularly speaks about embracing a life outside of the traditional expectations of society and helping to build a future where everyone has the greatest freedom of all – the choice to lead a life of their own choosing.