About the speaker
COO and Co-Founder
Sophie is the enthusiastic COO and Co-Founder of Dsposal (https://dsposal.uk), a clean-tech company whose mission is to empower people to make better decisions with their resources and waste by increasing transparency and accountability to make a positive impact on our environment.
She’s passionate about sustainability and draws on her varied background and experiences. Born in Tamil Nadu, India, she spent her early years on rural development projects before moving to North Devon, UK. Prior to founding the company in 2016, Sophie gained a degree in Conflict Resolution, cycled 8700 miles around North America and enjoyed a winding career encompassing logistics and supply chain, the food industry and sustainability. She brings a fresh pair of eyes and breadth of experience to her new-found passion for the waste and resources industry. She was voted joint 5th in the 2019 Resource Hot 100, is the secretary of the Waste Compliance Taskforce and is an alumna of the CSC Leaders Programme.