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Sophie Walker

Sophie Walker

Head of Sustainability for Private Capital, EQT

Sophie joined EQT Partners in June 2021.

Sophie works closely with EQT’s investment advisors and with the portfolio companies to foster sustainability and diversity leadership, to unlock commercial value creation from sustainability and to enable radical sustainability system change across the healthcare, TMT, services and industrial sectors. Sophie is also a member of the Private Equity Management Group and Private Capital Management Group.

Prior to joining EQT Partners, Sophie was UK Board member and Head of Sustainability at professional services firm JLL. Sophie previously led the strategic sustainability consulting function at JLL up to 2015, when took on the broader Head of Sustainability role across all business lines. Prior to this, Sophie held political, environmental and human rights roles, including working in the UK House of Commons for an MP on the Treasury Select Committee.

Sophie holds a MSc in Environmental Management for Business from Cranfield University and an MA (Oxon) in English and Modern Languages (Russian) from the University of Oxford.