Sophie Sutcliffe Goodman

Position: Executive Director

Sophie Sutcliffe Goodman joined Neotree as its Executive Director in August 2021. She lives in South Africa with her two small girls, and is passionate about the exciting work Neotree is doing to reduce preventable neonatal deaths.

Sophie is a public health professional with more than a decade of experience in leadership and management roles. She was the Advocacy and Campaign Director at Save the Children in Nigeria, and the UK Director at Crisis Action, an organisation that campaigns to protect civilians in conflicts. Sophie founded Crisis Action’s office in South Africa, and has been involved in several campaigns, including launching World Vision’s first global campaign ‘Child Health Now’. Prior to that Sophie was in politics, working as the Senior Political Adviser to the UK’s Shadow International Development Secretary, and for David Miliband on the 2010 General Election and his Labour Party leadership campaign. She holds an MSc with distinction in International Relations, a first-class degree in Politics, and is currently finishing her MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.