Sophia’s disability is Cerebral Palsy, a life-long condition that affects motor control. She is married with two young children and lives and trains in East Sussex but away from athletics Sophia has a successful career in marketing. Her career to date has involved positions at BT, Nestle, Palmer and Harvey, and recently Sophia has accepted a new role as the UK Athletics’ Commercial Director.
Sophia is a highly energetic and self-motivated individual who provides a unique skill set to potential sponsors. Her business background, coupled with her international athletic success, is a rare breed that people find inspiring.
Sophia is an experienced speaker and one who delivers her message in a positive and thought provoking way. Her enthusiasm and track record of success means she is a popular speaker at schools, clubs and companies, sharing her story with children, employees and business audiences.