Trustee and Co-founder

Sophie is a child protection expert and the founder of Pause, a national charity that has enabled vulnerable women to take control of their lives and saved millions of pounds by preventing children being taken into care. Pause has grown to work across 30 local authorities in the UK. Sophie is the creator of Breaking Cycles – an approach to breaking entrenched patterns of harm – on which the SHiFT Programme is based. She was SHiFT Chair from inception until September 2022.