Sophie Hollingsworth

Associate Director, Circular Economy Services

KPMG Australia

Sophie leads KPMG’s Circular Economy services. She is passionate about improving sustainability outcomes and igniting forward focused circular business growth.

Working with clients across the public and private sector, Sophie helps to co-develop and deploy circular strategies, utilise the principles of circularity to achieve net zero ambitions and enhance productivity and profitability, reduce resource costs, and catalyse circular innovation.

Sophie is an environmental thought leader, having delivered talks at the World Bank / IMF Spring Meetings, United Nations and her work has been featured by National Geographic in a documentary series.

Prior to joining KPMG, Sophie held an extended Fulbright Fellowship (sponsored by the United States Department of State) on Water Security in the Lake Chad Basin and was the Environment and Sustainability Lead for Global Citizen, where she worked on various sustainability engagements across the USA, Norway, the Philippines and sub-Saharan Africa.

Outside of KPMG, Sophie is typically found on the water: sailing, surfing, snorkling or kayaking.

  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Climate change
  • Corporate responsibility assurance
  • Ethical business and governance
  • Mega trends
  • Risk Consulting
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies, New York University, 2015

  • Master of Health Security, Concentration: Water Security & Bioterrorism, University of Sydney, 2018

  • Fulbight Scholar, Water Security on the Lake Chad Basin, 2017 - 2018