Sophi Tranchell MBE
Sophi Tranchell is Group CEO of Divine Chocolate, the innovative international Fairtrade company co-owned by a cocoa farmers’ co-operative in Ghana. Divine’s success, under Sophi’s leadership, is a powerful sign that social enterprise can deliver at scale, and a testament to her passionate commitment to changing the way business is done, in particular securing fairer, more sustainable and empowering relationships with smallholder farmers around the world.
Divine Chocolate, and Sophi herself, have garnered some of the top awards for social enterprise and sustainable business, most recently the Queens Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development. Sophi has been awarded Social Entrepreneur of the Year by both EY and the Schwab Foundation, and received her MBE for services to the food industry in 2008/9.