Welcome to our new Marketing and Communications Director

20 April 2023

The Rothschild Foundation is delighted to welcome our new Marketing and Communications Director. Sophie Hedley is a fashion, retail, communications, and destination marketing specialist who has worked across various disciplines in the creative and media sector including Vogue UK, In Style magazine, Armani, Selfridges and Bicester Village.  She has also worked as a freelance consultant for Venrex (investment management), Boden, and is a regular contributor to the Mayfarer and Covent Gardener magazines; she is on the advisory board for ‘Been’ an entirely sustainable accessories brand and volunteers her time for Smart Works, a charity that supports getting women back into the workplace. Sophie is married with two grown up daughters and lives in Oxford.

Sophie said of  her new role:

“I am delighted to have joined the Rothschild Foundation as the new Marketing and Communications Director. This is an exciting time to be joining the business with so much going on and I relish the opportunity to embrace all the new initiatives and plans at Waddesdon including the launch of the Wedding Cake and the Catherine Goodman exhibition as immediate highlights. I hope that my experience from the fashion, retail and destination marketing world will help to drive greater awareness to Waddesdon and all the wonders therein.”