Sophia Wolpers is a manager at LaMP located in Berlin, Germany. Before this position, she was a Programme Director for Immigration and Brexit at business membership organisation London First, where she led all policy and campaigning work around Brexit and immigration, including coalition building with other trade bodies and NGOs. She also looked after the interests of financial, legal and professional business services companies in London to ensure it stays the best place to do business.
Before that, she worked for IOM and UNHCR in Egypt supporting communication strategies and creating forecasting models for migration flows in the Mediterranean, West and North Africa to help international organisations better target their help as well as creating greater knowledge about how migrants make decisions while on the move.
She holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Migration Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Tübingen. She also spent a year at the University of Michigan deepening her understanding of trade economics and economic relations.