Sophie works at the busy intersection of open source, visual, and human rights-based investigations. She project manages Amnesty Decoders and contributes to Evidence Lab investigations.
Beyond Amnesty, Sophie is a founding organiser of the Feminist Open Source Investigations Group (FemOS) and one half of citizen sensing project, open-weather. Until 2019, Sophie was a Senior Researcher at the civilian casualty monitor, Airwars, where her advocacy work focused on the reconciliation of local reports of civilian harm in Iraq and Syria with belligerent reporting via open source research, data modelling, and liaison with the United States military. She has almost a decade of experience working as an independent designer and researcher with cultural and non-profit groups such Forensic Architecture. Sophie sits on the Journal of Digital War editorial board and is an affiliate of Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Offline and outdoors, she can be found swimming in cold bodies of water.