Sophie is a passionate advocate for the importance of sleep for health and wellbeing. As a Sleep Evangelist and Innovation Lead at Big Health, she is working towards the company’s mission to help millions of people to improve their sleep and mental wellbeing by harnessing the power of digital medicine.
Sophie works with Big Health’s partners in the NHS to raise awareness of the evidence for Sleepio, and to improve access for patients and citizens.
Sophie studied medicine at the University of Nottingham before developing an interest in healthcare innovation. She has worked in strategic and communications roles across the public and private sector.
Sophie completed her PhD at UCL in 2013, which explored the mechanisms linking work stress, wellbeing and cardiovascular disease. A workplace evaluation of a mindfulness app led to an interest in digital medicine.