Sophie Travers

Photo by Natalie Jurrjens.

Sophie is CEO of Collingwood Yards, a not for profit organisation supporting a diverse community of creative tenants. Born in Scotland, she has lived and worked in many countries prior to arriving in Australia in 2004. Sophie is a Board Director of TarraWarra Museum of Arts and res Artis, the international artist residency network. She has extensive networks in the creative industries, having worked in cultural diplomacy for British Council in 26 countries and Australia Council for the Arts across Europe. Experience in city and federal government adds a strategic dimension to the work she is doing to put Collingwood Yards onto the map.

Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the people of the Eastern Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.