Sophie Chandauka

Sophie is Global COO of Morgan Stanley’s Shared Services and Banking Operations. Prior to that, she was EMEA CAO of Morgan Stanley’s Legal and Compliance Division. This followed four years as Head of Group Treasury (Legal) at Virgin Money, leading execution of corporate finance activity in excess of £13bn. Once a Senior Associate Baker McKenzie, she advised NIKE, The Body Shop, Citi, Macquarie Bank and others.

She is the recipient of many industry awards and has featured in the Financial Times, Sunday Times, Management Today, and The Power List of Black Britons. She is an Ambassador of the 30% Club, Co-founder of the Black British Business Awards, Strategic Advisor to Morgan Stanley’s African and Caribbean Business Alliance and serves on the International Presence Committee of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC).

Sophie is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow and has served on the Boards of Trustees of Sentebale and Protimos. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry to support children affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa. In 2018 she was recognised by Her Majesty The Queen for her contribution in the Commonwealth diaspora as part of the convening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government.