Sophie Neary

Group Director, Meta UK & Ireland

Sophie is Group Director for Meta UK & Ireland. She has over 30 years executive leadership experience spanning Marketing, E-Commerce, Strategy and Digital Transformation; including working in all things www since 1995.

Before joining Meta, Sophie was an executive board member of Boots, the UK’s largest health, beauty and wellbeing retailer; she led Boots’ online response to the COVID pandemic keeping the nation stocked in hand sanitiser, paracetamol and hair dye (!).

A feminist since 1971, Sophie is a passionate champion of women in the workplace and hosts a podcast aiming to break down taboos and stereotypes called Courage Is Contagious; she is also a Linked In “Top Voice” (global influencer) on Gender Equity. Sophie has won numerous awards and accolades for the work she has done in this space.