Founder and CEO, Kite Insights
Sophie is the Founder and CEO of Kite Insights, as well as the Editorial Partner of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society and Curator of the New York Times Climate Hub at COP26.
Sophie has two decades of professional services and consulting experience and is a globally recognised thought leader on gender and climate action. Over the years, she has developed global content strategies, produced high profile strategic content, and led the development of research-based insights for leaders across different industry sectors and geographies. At Kite Insights, Sophie and her team help organisations navigate, communicate and positively impact intersectional issue areas relevant to their business as well as our economies and societies at large - focusing on gender, climate and the ethical application of technology. Most recently, she has founded the Kite Climate School - recognising the urgent need for companies to accelerate solutions to address climate change and its impact - through tools and resources to unlock climate-focused innovations at every level of the organisation.
Before founding Kite Insights, Sophie was the head of Global Thought Leadership and External Affairs for PwC, where she spearheaded the firm’s Global CEO Survey. At PwC, Sophie was responsible for setting and managing the firm’s thought leadership agenda across multiple platforms and convenings, working with senior leadership across practice areas and geographies to draw out insights and execute research strategies. Before this, Sophie initiated, established, and led European Business Forum Ltd (EBF) as Executive Director, Member of the Board and Publisher.
Sophie is originally from Belgium and lives in London with her husband and two children.