Sophie Braggins


Sophie comes from a strategic business and people background, with experience in human resource management and psychometrics in the United Arab Emirates, people and marketing at TVNZ, and as Managing Director of local Taranaki Accounting firm Strategy Collective. She holds several senior governance roles including the Taranaki CEO Forum and Business Central and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce Director.


Sophie joined the firm as Head of Innovation and since her appointment as CEO she has had a focus on the strategic vision and capability of Govett Quilliam.  In her role, she is responsible for inspiring a future-focused culture and implementing progressive and innovative strategies that see the firm sustainable and successful into the future.

Outside of Govett Quilliam

Sophie has two children, Isabella and Theo, and leads a busy and active lifestyle with a keen interest in ocean swimming, boxing and running.

She also has a strong community spirit with involvement in global women, Business Central and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce Director, youth programmes, volunteer initiatives and advocating for equality and inclusion.

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