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Sophie Winwood

Investment Associate, Anthemis Group
Category: Investors.


Sophie is an Associate at Anthemis where she helps discover, evaluate and execute early stage investments as well as supporting the current portfolio. She has a passion for all things FinTech and InsurTech, is a regular on 11:FS’s InsurTech Insider podcast, and is a strong promoter and supporter for diversity within the industry.

She started her career at Deloitte, qualifying as a chartered accountant before moving into financial services mergers and acquisitions (M&A), where she worked on a variety of banking, insurance and fintech transactions. Before joining Anthemis, she headed up partnerships at Innovate Finance, working with some of the largest members (e.g. Visa, BBVA, Deloitte) as well as running the VC engagement strategy (including producing the annual VC Investment Landscape).

A born and bred Londoner, Sophie has a master’s degree in molecular and cellular biochemistry from the University of Oxford, where she also played women’s rugby. She still plays (tag) rugby and also enjoys getting out of London to do some trail running.

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