Sophie Herrmann is a Partner at Systemiq, focusing on Circular Materials & Tourism. Her work has involved the development of Systemiq’s tourism advisory services, including with multinational hospitality companies and industry bodies, as well as working on Systemiq’s flagship tourism report, Better Travel & Tourism, Better World (2022), which was launched at the G20 in Bali.
Beyond tourism, Sophie´s work included advisory services on Circular Economy (CE) with FMCGs, retailers, and the Fashion Pact, on digital product passports, particularly for batteries, as well as analytic reports on CE “as a service” business models, CE for plastic packaging in Germany, and a global report on planet positive Chemicals system. She brings experience as a management consultant in the consumer goods industry, in strategy development both in supply and demand management.
Before joining Systemiq, she worked as a Director at Integration Management Consulting, advising multinational companies on strategy, organization, and management. She led the Center of Excellence for Sustainability, advising on innovation through sustainability management, sustainable supply chains, and circular economy.Previously, Sophie worked as a Natural Resources Management Specialist and Task Team Leader at the World Bank and as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where her projects included work on the microeconomics of water, resources management for agriculture, and adaptation to climate change among others. She holds a MSc in Political Science and Economics and studied at the Free University of Berlin and the Université de Montreal.