On completion public health specialty training, Sophie took up her first Consultant in Public Health post with Bupa, where she was latterly the Head of Clinical & Cost Effectiveness. In 2016, she moved to Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust Hospital (CWFT) in West London, becoming the first Public Health Consultant to be employed by the Trust and where she has been responsible for leading on a varied portfolio, for example: delivery of prevention CQUINs; development of hospital-based health improvement programmes; identifying opportunities for a health inequalities-reduction approach to service-recovery post COVID. Sophie is an experienced Educational Supervisor and secured CWFT's accreditation by Health Education England as a specialty training placement for Public Health Registrars. She is currently on secondment from CWFT to NHS England where she is the acting Deputy Director of Behaviour Change.
Sophie has held Honorary appointments within the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College since 2011. In January 2018, she was made Honorary Senior Lecturer, and in 2019 was appointed as the Implementation Lead for NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North West London. Sophie's current research focus is applied public health, with particular interests including evaluation of: evidence-based practice in healthcare commissioning and provision, including assessments of impact or value; public health policies or healthcare public health programmes using routine or existing data; and clinical pathway quality improvement approaches, particularly where this could support reduction of health inequalities.
Sophie holds degrees from: the University of Oxford; the Charité Medical School, Berlin; and Warwick Medical School. She is a Fellow of both the Faculty of Public Health, and The Royal Society for Public Health.