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Sophie was appointed Co-chair of the African and Caribbean Business Alliance (ACBA) in London in 2017. Through this, she has led a variety of initiatives to diversify hiring and engagement at all levels in Morgan Stanley. She is currently driving the evolution of ACBA from affinity network to career advancement platform, with a 23 strong ally base across the firm. Membership of the ACBA has increased 65% under her leadership, and she has introduced three BAME talent development experts to provide executive coaching and talent development programs. Externally, Sophie mentors five BAME future leaders, is a member of the Advisory Panel of The Network of Networks (TNON) BAME/Multicultural Chapter, and sits on the Global Expansion Committee of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC). She is co-founder of the Black British Business Awards, which last year published an acclaimed piece of research: The Middle Research Report, and continues to support British business in increasing ethnic diversity. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of University College London, and has been featured on a large number of lists for her diversity work, including the Female FTSE Board Report – 100 Women to Watch and BAME 100 Board Talent Index.

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