Head of Customer Business – Civil Nuclear & SMR
Sophie is the Head of Customer Business for Rolls-Royce’s Civil Nuclear & SMR business, with responsibility for the development of global customer opportunities and associated government relationships.
After completing a Master’s Degree in the Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors at Birmingham University, Sophie joined the reactor physics team of Rolls-Royce in 1996. Her career in Rolls-Royce has included a range of technical and project delivery roles covering multiple sectors including Submarines, Naval and Commercial Marine and now Nuclear. Prior to her joining Rolls-Royce’s Nuclear sector in 2014, Sophie completed a 14 month secondment in the UK Government Department of Energy & Climate Change (now BEIS).
Sophie has two children and has recently achieved her brown belt in Shotokan karate.
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