Skip to content
Jeff Sindone
Stephan Merkens
Melissa Mackreath
Alex Pigliucci New
Portrait of Kathleen Lacey
Sherman-Bethany (Color)
PDR Head Shot Hi Res
Diane McIntyre Headshot
Lisa Davis
Andrea Calise headshot
Portrait of Paul Keary
Martha Carter 3 Large
Ford Foundation – Portrait Session 2016 – Gabrielle Sulzberger
Van Jones
Betsy Cohen_1443
Diane McIntyre Headshot
Kelly Boxall headshot
Juliet Kayyem
Portrait of Kevin Kajiwara
© 2019 | Kristina Sherk Photography |
Pat Russo
Sarah M Syed
Deborah Nash
Portrait of Nicholas McDonagh
Philippe Blanchard headshot
Eric Teng New Headshot
Tim Burt
Ursula Burns Headshot July 2023
Butters-Dan (Colour) (1)
Adante-Courtney (Color)
Chris Wearing
Portrait of Katherine Kim
Portrait of William J. Bratton
Kristen Hostetter
Ginni Rometty
Lauren Chung Color
Oliver Letwin
Van Jones
Portrait of James Crossland
Portrait of Robert Mead
Portrait of Paul Keary




Sophie Barnard

Managing Director

Sophie Barnard has over fifteen years’ strategic communications experience. Based in London, she is a specialist in reputation management. Throughout her career she’s helped businesses, across a range of sectors, navigate and communicate change by designing and delivering integrated, multi-market, through-the-line campaigns.

Since she joined Teneo in 2008, she has supported major global brands including Facebook, Tesco, Ericsson, Nike, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Whirlpool, eBay, Deliveroo, Unum, OVO and British Gas (inc. Connected Homes).

For five years, Sophie worked to protect the reputation of Meta (Facebook). She led a cross-functional team focused on creating brand equity via the award-winning #SheMeansBusiness programme, which provided a platform for Facebook to have positive conversations about its investment in the UK and its role in supporting and nurturing female entrepreneurs. She also established a programme of activity to support Facebook’s EMEA monetisation strategy by positioning senior EMEA leadership, including Lady Nicola Mendelsohn (then Vice President, EMEA), as thought leaders in areas of business priority.

For Whirlpool, Sophie drove a global programme to encourage reappraisal of the business’ corporate reputation following a period of intense internal and external disruption. This included advising on matters that it deemed either commercial threats to its business, or opportunities to be realised, and co-ordinating an international response.

A confident storyteller, other notable experience includes: working to position the UK’s leading supermarket (Tesco) as a purpose-led retailer, supporting Ericsson to establish its voice and position in the 5G revolution, supporting in the development and launch of a Europe-wide communications strategy and global narrative on marine litter for Coca-Cola and launching new consumer technology products for both OVO and British Gas Connected Homes.

Prior to joining Teneo in 2008 Sophie worked as a Marketing Assistant at a contemporary art gallery, at which she launched a new exhibition for outspoken Chinese artist and intellectual Ai Weiwei.