Chief Finance and Operating Officer and deputy to the Chief Executive
Sonia is a deputy to the Chief Executive and the Community Foundation’s company secretary.
She has lead responsibility for the Foundation’s finances, investments, HR and asset management. She oversees the operational support section which provides administration, systems and customer service to underpin the effectiveness and efficiency of 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.