Sophie Mongalvy is a Communications Director at the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU).

Prior to joining WRI, Sophie worked as a journalist for 20 years, working at Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Bloomberg News. She was a foreign correspondent in East Africa, Scandinavia, the UK and West Africa. Working in print and video, she was a deputy coordinator of AFP's video output from across Africa before moving to Lagos, Nigeria, where she was Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News.

During a sabbatical, Sophie decided to pivot her focus towards environment and development issues. She joined WRI and FOLU in 2021.

Sophie is French-Danish and lives in The Hague with her daughter. She enjoys organizing debate evenings with friends and neighbors and loves spending time outdoors.