Sophie Le Ray is an entrepreneur, an author and an experienced business facilitator. In 2003, she co-founded Naseba, a business facilitation company specializing in emerging markets. She was appointed CEO in 2009, and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the company across its offices in the Middle East, India, the US and Europe.

Sophie has over twenty years of experience in producing and organising business platforms, and has been based in the Middle East for over a decade. She began a career in public relations before finding her niche in B2B conference production.

She is the founder and spokesperson of the Global WIL Economic Forum, an annual platform that aims to promote female leadership worldwide. She is also the co-author of ‘Game Changers: How Women in the Arab World Are Changing the Rules and Shaping the Future’, published by Motivate Publishing in May 2016.