Sleep Expert and Coach
Sophie is a sleep expert and sleep coach. Her mission is to help people to improve their lives by understanding their sleep, and circadian rhythms. She has worked with many clients experiencing menopause, and this has become a special area of interest. Following degrees in Medicine and Entrepreneurship, Sophie completed a PhD in Health Psychology at University College London, investigating the links between happiness, stress and heart disease. This led to an interest in sleep in as one of the unsung heroes of health. Sophie spent 5 years researching sleep at Big Health, a digital medicine company, where she was awarded an NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellowship for her work on Sleepio, an online sleep improvement programme.
An accident caused by sleep deprivation was the inspiration for Sophie to become an independent Sleep Evangelist. She provides keynote talks, coaching and consultancy for clients in business, healthcare and elite sport. Sophie also features as a media sleep expert, and has appeared numerous times on ITV This Morning, BBC World News, and has been quoted in numerous publications such as Women’s Health, The Guardian, The Times and The Telegraph. Sophie has also delivered talks for TEDx and Talks@Google.