Sophie Faujour

Head of Corporate Initiative Development & France Country Manager, EVPA

Sophie is leading market building efforts in France and Europe namely with European Corporates to help various practitioners like foundations and impact investing funds scaling their impact. Based in Paris, Sophie supports members in their work, fostering valuable connections, facilitating peer learning, providing training as well as enabling the co-creation of projects. She is also part of the National Advisory Board for Impact Investing in France and various local networks. She sits on the Board of non-profit organizations including PHI TRUST Incubator, ARTICLE 1 (Education), is part of the Expert Committee of SANOFI Espoir Foundation and part of the strategic stakeholders group of SIMPLON (Coding school for vulnerable population).

Prior joining EVPA in 2016, she occupied several senior positions at BNP Paribas: in charge of the Wealth Management strategy for Philanthropy, Impact investing & Social Responsible Investment and as an Investment banker for more than 15 years structuring fund raising for strategic large Corporate & Institutional clients in Europe, Brazil and Asia (Shanghai/Seoul).