Sophie Pearson

Director

Sophie is a Director at Gateway and advises clients on all aspects of their investor relations strategy and relationships within the investment community. Her expertise includes message development, institutional targeting and marketing, and IR program planning and execution.

Sophie has over a decade of capital markets and financial communications experience across various sectors and asset classes. She has advised clients on a wide range of situations including IPOs, shareholder activism, and fundraising. Prior to joining Gateway, Sophie was the COO of a smart lighting start-up in San Francisco. Prior to that, she was a consultant for an alternative investments marketing firm. Sophie was also a manager at the Blueshirt Group, an investor relations agency, and worked at HSBC and Société Générale in London, marketing equity and credit derivative financial products.

Sophie earned her MBA from HEC Paris and her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill. She holds dual French and American citizenship and speaks fluent French. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys taking her dogs to the park, learning new languages, and improving her cooking skills.