Sophia Symeou

Creating workforces for the future - today


Sophia Syemou is passionate about building capability and fostering leaders and organisations to be formidable forces for good. She is recognised for creating innovative people management strategies that realise business goals and treat employees with respect and fairness.

Sophia is known for her ground-breaking work in developing frameworks that build individual and organisational capability, enabling organisations to retain and recast their teams and individuals, to use their talents in new ways.

Her dedication and expertise have been recognised through winning or being a finalist for more than 8 business awards over the past three years including the 2019 HR Director Flexibility in the Workplace Award, 2018 Australian Financial Review’s 100 Most Innovative Companies, AHRI Elizabeth Broderick Workplace Flexibility Award, and Australian HR Awards Employer of Choice in 2018.

Sophia is an entrepreneur with a twist. She believes being for-profit and for-purpose are mutually compatible, and that business has a key role to play in strengthening communities.


Talking Points
Workforces for the Future: Key Capabilities and Attributes;
Mature Workers - Potential Unbound
Workshop:Workforces of the Future: Key Capabilities and Attributes
Workshop: Managing Change Practically and With Heart
Workshop: Flexible Workforces - More Than Working from Home
Workshop: Mature Workers - Potential Unbound
Workshop: Framing Questions for Effective Inquiry
Flexible Workforces - More Than Working From Home