Sophia worked as a student assistant at the Chair of Sustainability and Management until September 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics at the University of Passau and earned a master’s degree in Business Administration (M.Sc.) from the University of Hamburg. During her studies Sophia gained practical experiences as an intern in a consultancy specializing in climate- and corporate-responsibility strategies and as a working student in a wind energy company. After her studies, Sophia started her career at Ernst & Young where she is working in the department Climate Change & Sustainability Services.