Head of Partnerships
Sophie Baldry is a Senior Manager within Lloyds Banking Group’s Community Banking Division, working as the Executive Assistant to the MD of Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland. Prior to that she spent a year as a Product Owner working in Scrum & Agile Methodology, leading a team to shape and deliver tools to support customers and colleagues to build digital capability.
She was recognised in the 2015 Guardian 300’s publication as a Rising Star alongside just nine others across the UK and was the only representative profiled from Lloyds Banking Group. She was shortlisted for the 2016 Women of the Future awards alongside winning the Young Professional accolade at the 2016 Women in Banking and Finance awards.
Sophie is a strong advocate of female talent within her organisation and actively mentors three members of the Group’s graduate programme. She is an Ambassador for the Women of the Future programme and part of the Royal Commonwealth Society, completing outreach activity in schools to inspire young women to take non-traditional career paths.
Sophie joined the WIBF team as Head of Partnerships in 2017.