Sophie is an award-winning Diversity & HR leader in fintech and as the Chief People Officer in Oakam, her aim is to shift cultural paradigms within organisations and to champion diversity and equality using structured, disruptive thinking. Pre Oakam, she’s led recruitment projects with Ford, General Motors and IBM, before shifting to set up HR in early startups like Revolut & 11:FS. She is a recognized mentor, career coach for young women in tech and a credited mental health coach. Active on the diversity agenda, Sophie also runs a HR community in Slack, Work Experience Programs for young women and as a People Advisor to new Founders of FinTech startups in London. She's been on the Women Fintech Powerlist in UK for 3 years consecutively.