Sophie comes from a strategic business and people background, with experience in human resource management and organisational change in the United Arab Emirates, people and marketing at TVNZ, and as Managing Director of Taranaki Accounting firm Strategy Collective.
She holds senior governance roles as Chair of the Taranaki Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the CEO Forum, and is involved with the Regional Economic Development Strategy, Taranaki Women’s Refuge and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Sophie’s current role is CEO of the largest specialist law firm in Taranaki, Govett Quilliam. She has a focus on the strategic vision and capability of the firm and is responsible for implementing progressive and innovative strategies.
Outside of the office she likes to travel with her husband and two children, and enjoys the disciplines of ocean swimming, boxing and running.
Sophie is a strong advocate for inspiring and engaging with people to ensure innovation becomes a cultural mind-set.