Welcome to our new Chair – Sophie Milliken

We’re absolutely delighted to welcome the new Chair of Smart Works Newcastle – multi award-winning business woman, Sophie Milliken.

Sophie is a recruitment expert, entrepreneur and successful businesswoman as MD at SRS Recruitment and Employability Experts and Chief Strategy Officer at Careerpass Network offering recruitment and employability consultancy services to employers, universities and students.

Sophie is a passionate supporter of women and a Director at City Ladies, a national networking group for women. She is also an author of two books, From Earner to Learner and her second book, The Ambition Accelerator, which will be published in February 2021 is for young women to inspire and motivate them in their career aims.

“I’ve been a long time admirer of Smart Works as it is a charity which covers both of my passions – employability and supporting women. I’m absolutely delighted to accept the role of Chair and look forward to continuing the great work that has been done already as well as looking at future opportunities to grow the service throughout the North East.”

Welcome, Sophie, into the Smart Works family!