Sophy Roberts

Sophy Roberts is an award-winning journalist based in England. She began her career assisting the writer Jessica Mitford, and trained in journalism at Columbia University in New York.  She has worked as Editor-at-Large of Condé Nast Traveller, and held the same role at the US edition of Departures magazine from 2003 to 2015. She wrote a column for 10 years with FT How To Spend It, and now writes across a wide range of international titles, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Economist.  Her work — now largely focused on where travel crosses over with conservation, cultural preservation and philanthropy — includes producing short documentaries. Close and sustained collaborations with directors and photographers are therefore a critical element of her work.

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