Sophie Kilmister: Head of Aspire Enterprise Services & Enterprise Development Programme Manager In addition to serving as Head of Aspire's Enterprise Services, Sophie manages Aspire's Enterprise Development Programme and also works as the Operations Director of an Engineering business. Sophie has worked across a variety of business sectors, from commercial to public and the charitable sector. Prior to joining Aspire, Sophie spent nine years in secondary education, as both teach and senior leader. Previous to this, Sophie trained as and worked as a solicitor - firstly in the banking sector, and then for the charity sector. She also spent three years establishing and running a £30m endowed grant making charitable foundation for an entrepreneur.