Sophie Theen

Sophie was described as a reformed engineer when she had her first taste of HR with IBM Australia.

She went on to pursuing a career in fixing problems in people, not machines. For 8 years, she had led recruitment projects with Ford, General Motors, IBM before moving to 11:FS (a Challenger Consultancy) to define their ultimate working culture via a series of employer branding efforts.

Her focus is aimed at cultural paradigms during hyper growth stages in a start-up and championing diversity and equality in a future focused way. She loves a challenge in solving people problems in organizations using structured, disruptive thinking. “People are your future”, she recites. New to Fintech, her contributions to the industry had gained her the Standout 35 in Women in Fintech Powerlist 2018, by Innovate Finance.