Sophie Neary is Group Director for Facebook UK & Ireland. Sophie joined Facebook in August 2020 from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), where she was the Managing Director of eCommerce and Digital Retail Transformation and member of the executive committee for Boots, the UK’s largest health, beauty and wellbeing retailer.
Sophie has over 25 years of leadership experience spanning Marketing, E-Commerce, Strategy and Digital Transformation roles for companies including; Reuters, Netscape/Sun Microsystems, Tesco, Walmart, Visa, Sony and WBA. Her startup experience includes JCP, sold to Sun Microsystems 2000 and aggregator BeatThatQuote.com, acquired by Google in 2011.
Sophie is a passionate advocator and champion of women’s health in the workplace and regularly speaks about embracing a life outside the traditional expectations of society.
A professional with a passion for helping organisations improve and move forward with a focus on process automation and enabling the right business actions and outcomes through insights and analysis.
12 years experience in finance, digital and business transformation, customer experience, data integration, analytics, insight analysis, FP&A, operational, management and performance reporting, business partnering, process design & improvement, operational excellence and change management. Working with CFOs and CTOs on large scale finance transformations.
Experienced across a range of sectors, including retail, aerospace & defence, legal, consumer, public sector, energy & utilities, professional services, charity.
Tim joined Shelter in May 2018 from Fairtrade, where he was Chief Operating Officer. He has worked in the charity sector for more than 20 years, holding senior management positions at organisations such as National Aids Trust and Stonewall.
Darren Dang currently serves as the Chief Financial & Administrative Officer (CFAO) for the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, with an annual budget of approximately $200 million and 1,500 employees. He is responsible for all financial and facility operations of the court including budgeting, business analytics, financial accounting and reporting, payroll, contracts, procurement, collections, and facilities maintenance. He has over 20 years of management experience in both the public and private sector. Darren is an advocate for using modern data and analytical tools that provide visibility and enhanced insights to improve workflow efficiencies, optimize resources, and ultimately strive for best in class service to the public.
Darren is the executive sponsor of the data analytics court innovation project at the Orange County Superior Court and the strategic lead for the California data and analytics workstream. Darren has been a guest speaker on change management, business intelligence, and data analytics at various national conferences including Tableau, Google, Microsoft, National Center for State Courts, and Court Technology Conference.
Darren holds a Certificate in Business Analytics from Wharton ‘18, Masters in Business Administration from UCLA ‘03, a Masters in Engineering from MIT ‘96, and a Bachelors from CalTech ’94.
Scott M. Haralson has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2018. He served as our Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis and Corporate Real Estate from August 2017 to October 2018 and, prior to that, as our Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis since August 2012. From January 2010 to August 2012, Mr. Haralson served as the Director of Finance for Dish Network and from January 2009 to January 2010, as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Frontier Airlines. He also served as Chief Financial Officer at Guardian Gaming from March 2008 to January 2009 and at Swift Aviation from July 2006 to March 2008. From August 2000 to July 2006, Mr. Haralson served in various financial management positions at America West and US Airways.