Sophie has spent the last 10 years designing and executing the go to market of Banking-As-A-Service (BAAS) & Embedded Finance propositions in Europe including team and operation building.
She is currently the Chief Growth Officer of OpenPayd, a London-based BAAS company that has developed a unique corporate cross-border banking and payments offering with its global network of licences, strong partner ecosystem and a single access point to their services. In this role, she is looking after Marketing, Sales, Customer Success, Corporate Development with revenue oversight.
Before joining OpenPayd, she has made her marks as Head of Product Strategy and MD Europe at 2 European BAAS providers, Bankable and Fidor. She was also instrumental in launching HelloFresh in the UK, a Rocket Internet food subscription-based company that IPO’ed for 1.7BEUR in 2017.
Sophie seats on the Fintech Advisory Board of PayU, the fintech arm of public company media giant & Tencent’s largest shareholder, Naspers.
On top of her operational responsibilities at OpenPayd, Sophie is a Fintech thought-leader and has been interviewed by a large range of online media, TV and offline industry events, being part of more than 70 keynotes and panels over the past 5 years across Europe.
For her work within the Fintech industry, she received multiple industry recognition such as Standout 35 2018 and 2019 by Innovate Finance, 35 Women under 35 from Management Today / The Telegraph and European Digital financial Services ‘Power 50’ from Digital Banking Club.