Sophie Bidwell

Sophie Bidwell

Company: Springwise

Job title: Director

Bio:

Sophie is an entrepreneur and investor specialising in strategy, innovation and investment for positive change. Her background is in private equity and investment banking. She advises CEOs and Boards on their strategies for positive change, and holds an active role as a speaker and facilitator at global sustainability events.

As an entrepreneur Sophie co-founded two high-end boutique strategy consultancies, focused on digital (eNova, 2010) and disruption and sustainability (Re_Set, 2017). Sophie spent the first 10 years of her career in roles at Goldman Sachs, Change Capital Partners and HgCapital.

As an investor, Sophie is co-owner of innovation platform Springwise.com, and strategic partner to CapitalD, a next-generation private equity fund. She was a seed investor and board advisor in both Spherics, the carbon accountability software bought by The Sage Group Plc in 2022, and yReceipts, a digital receipts and data software solution.

A commitment to positive change is the thread that runs through all Sophie’s current business activities. Re_Set and Springwise are both B Corps.