Sophie Punte

Founder, Smart Freight Centre; Managing Director of Policy, We Mean Business

Sophie Punte is Managing Director of Policy for the We Mean Business coalition, bridging business climate action with supportive government policy worldwide. She has 25 years of experience in bringing industry, government and other stakeholders together to address common sustainability challenges in both developed and developing countries.

Sophie was Executive Director of nonprofit organizations Smart Freight Centre and Clean Air Asia, led an energy efficiency program for industry at the United Nations, and advised corporate and government clients at audit firm KPMG and an engineering consultancy. She sits on various boards and councils, including the WEF Global Future Council on Urban Mobility Transitions. Sophie has a master’s degree in biology and environmental management.