Sophie Maclaren

Sophie Maclaren is a mindfulness and leadership trainer and speaker with 15 years experience coaching emerging and established leaders internationally. 


Based at the University of Oxford, Sophie is resident Expert in Mindfulness and Leadership for the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. She teaches for Executive Education and directs the Mindfulness in Business programme for MBAs at Said Business School, as well as the Skoll Leading for Impact fellowship programme, preparing Oxford’s brightest students for future social leadership positions.


Sophie is an associate of the Mindfulness Initiative- a think tank established to support the UK Mindfulness All Party Parliamentary Group and politicians around the world.

She has designed Mindful Politics programmes for Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Oxford Department of Politics and International Relations.   


Working in the private sector, Sophie is a trainer with Kalapa Leadership whose clients include The European Space Agency, Jaguar Land Rover, HSBC, Freshfields, and L’Oreal.