Who We Are


sOPHIa Oxford is a newly formed independent not-for-profit organization. It is Oxford University’s first social enterprise spin-out, formed in partnership with the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).

Our vision

Our vision is a world in which the private sector, governments and communities harness their abilities and resources in the global effort to end poverty. 

Our mission

Our mission is to enable enterprises worldwide to manage their investments to end poverty as effectively as they measure money, in accountable joint efforts with their business family, business partners, local communities and with their governments.

Our beliefs

Our team values

How will we do this?

  • Establish a global platform for enterprises to implement the business  MPI  amongst employees  and their families, their contractors,  suppliers and supply chains.  
  • Document and Report on impact of private and public-private strategies to move employees and their families out of poverty. 
  • Create and implement a Good Practices Seal. 
  • Maintain a partnership with OPHI for sustained, innovative, pioneering research on all dimensions of poverty. 

Meet Our Team!

John Hammock

Chair of the Board

Jamie Coats

President & CEO

Bruce Glabe

Board Member, CFO

Ana Vaz

Director of Research & Technical Validation

Sofía Pérez

Operations Lead, Latin America

Emma Sprague

Finance & Communication Management Lead

Jennifes Vilas
Hanks-Allaire

Board Member, Strategic Parterships

Annie La Court

Technological Lead

Hyemin An

Communication Design Lead

Francisca Rocco

Francisca Rocco

bMPI Project Lead & Operations Support

Roxana

Roxana Viquez

Corporate Social
Responsibility Expert

Nardin Baker

Quantitative Investment Expert

Phillip Petree

Talent Acquisition Expert

Michelle

Michelle Muschett

Senior Policy Advisor

Louise Burnham Packard

Strategy & Resource Development Advisor

Adrian Hodges

Strategic Corporate Partnerships Advisor

Suzanne Bowles

Suzanne Bowles

Strategic Investment Partnerships Advisor

Tyler Woebkenberg

Tyler Woebkenberg

Platform Architect Expert

Kohl Gill

Kohl Gill

Worker Generated Intelligence Expert

Pali Lehohla

Pali Lehohla

Senior Statistics and Africa Consultant

OPHI-SOPHIA COORDINATING COUNCIL

Sabina Alkire

Director, Oxford Poverty Human Development Initiative at Oxford University

Mark Mann

Social Enterprise Lead
at Oxford University Innovation

Ana Isen

Board Member, Sophia Oxford

John Hammock

Chair of the Board

Jamie Coats

President & CEO

Bruce Glabe

Board Member, CFO

Jennifes Vilas
Hanks-Allaire

Board Member, Strategic Parterships