Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Sophie is Head of Treasury Portfolio Management with the European Investment Bank (EIB).
The EIB is the lending arm of the European Union and one of the largest providers of climate finance. Her role encompasses devising the investment strategy for fixed-income portfolios for EIB and third parties, chairing the investment committees, and overseeing the strategy implementation.
Previously, as a Managing Director with NatWest, Sophie and her team worked with banks, insurers, specialised lenders and asset managers on liquidity and capital solutions and arranged Debt Capital Market issues.
Sophie has more than 20 years of experience with major investment banks in leadership and trading roles. She worked in London, Paris, Berlin and Frankfurt before moving to Luxembourg.
Sophie served as an Independent Member of the Finance and Estates Committee of the University Roehampton.
Sophie earned a Bachelor from Sciences Po Lyon and a Master in Management and Finance from the University of Strasbourg with Honours and Scholarship. She qualified as Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) in 2004. She graduated with an executive MBA (distinction) from Oxford University in 2019 and is an alumnus of The Queen’s College.
Sophie’s interests and expertise include:
- Trading and asset management
- Sustainable investing and the European Green Deal
- Financial crises
- The European Capital Markets Union
Sophie teaches an elective on Financial Markets Trading on the MBA and MSc in Financial Economics programmes since 2020. The course balances academic concepts and immersive market case studies.
Sophie brings her expertise in Financial and Risk Management as a speaker on the Oxford Bank Governance Programme and has done since its inception.
- Oxford MBA
- MSc Financial Economics
- Oxford Bank Governance Programme
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