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

Prior to joining WRI, Sophie was a journalist for 17 years, working at Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Bloomberg News. She was a foreign correspondent in East Africa, Scandinavia, 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 April 2021 as a consultant before becoming a staff.

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