Sophia Adhami

Director Cyber Security Engagement and Awareness, Sage

Sophia leads Sage’s security awareness and engagement programme for 11,000 employees and external audiences and leads on Sage’s Insider Risk Programme. Sophia joined Sage in April 2020 after over a decade in central government in the House of Commons and the Cabinet Office, working in a variety of Parliamentary and Security roles spanning policy, intelligence analysis, legislation, and programme delivery. A big believer in human-centric security and cyber education, she is an evangelist for making security teams care about people and culture.
Active in the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion space for over a decade, Sophia created and led a gender equality network for women in national security and is passionate about access, equitable recruitment and inclusion in cyber security. Through external collaborations, partnerships and activism in this space, Sophia focuses on inclusion as the foundation for addressing many of these issues both within Sage and more broadly in the industry.