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Sophie Drake

GBSLEP Board Young People Champion; Account Director, Story Comms

Sophie has been with Story Comms since it's inception as a top strategist, copywriter, and digital specialist. Sophie is passionate about building strong client relationships, getting to know the brands she works with inside-out and becoming an expert on the finer points of their strategy. She has produced thought-provoking and highly creative communications on a regional and national level, with clients including law firm Mills & Reeve, executive search firm Berwick Partners and the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP.

Sophie led the announcements for Birmingham’s bid for the Commonwealth Games and HS2’s Royal Assent. Sophie’s former role in the Marketing and Comms team at Birmingham City University saw her deliver a collection of events, media relations and content for its award-winning 2016 clearing campaign. In 2017, Sophie was appointed the UK’s first Director for Young People on the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership board.