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Sophie Plumridge

Chairperson of the Australian Disability and Development Consortium (ADDC) and Director - Global Policy and Programs at Vision2020
Sophie Plumridge With over 20 years’ experience working in government and the not for profit sector, Sophie Plumridge has been involved in a wide range of high profile marketing and education campaigns aimed at fundraising, changing behaviour and influencing key decision makers. Sophie has an Applied Science qualification in Planning (with distinction) and is a graduate of Melbourne Business School with a Master of Marketing. 

Sophie commenced at Vision 2020 Australia in July 2008.  She is the Director of Global Policy and Programs overseeing the implementation of AusAID's Avoidable Blindness Initiative through an innovative partnership model - the Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium. Prior to her current role she was Head of Communications for World Vision Australia and also worked in a range of marketing and communications positions at the City of Melbourne.

Sophie has worked extensively in the international development sector. More recently, in 2012, she was elected to the executive committee of the Australian Disability Development Consortium (ADDC) and in 2013 was elected Chairperson. Sophie has represented her organisations internationally at conferences, and has travelled throughout Africa, Asia and the Pacific to give a voice to people whose lives have been positively impacted through the support of the NGO sector. 
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