Personal assistant to the directors
Sophia Thompson is personal assistant to the directors Joseph Francois, Manfred Elsig and Peter Van den Bossche. Her main focus is to facilitate a smooth day to day operation between the directors and their responsibilities. Before joining the WTI, Sophia worked for the US embassies in Bern and Vienna, managing the infrastructure that supports the payment and scheduling of visas to the US. She has a Master’s in Humanities (Philosophy and Literature) from the University of Colorado.
Born in Geneva, Switzerland, she spent her childhood in New Mexico, USA. In her free time she is revising her first novel for publication. She is a licensed Pilates instructor and is currently being certified to teach yoga.