Chief Finance and Operating Officer
Sonia is a deputy to the Chief Executive and the Foundation’s company secretary.
She is responsible for the Foundation’s finance, investment, operations, HR and asset management. She leads the team working to provide effective administration, systems and customer service to underpin the Foundation’s work.
Sonia is a Chartered Certified Accountant and joined the Community Foundation in September 2000. She qualified at a firm of accountants in Sunderland and then moved into the voluntary sector as Finance Manager of Into Work (Sunderland) based in Pennywell. A number of other similar voluntary sector roles followed.