Sophie McNaught


Sophie McNaught is a Director for Silicon Valley Bank’s Corporate Relationship Management Group. Sophie is responsible for SVB’s relationships with the Venture Capital, Corporate Development and Innovation divisions of Fortune 500 financial services companies and has been instrumental in building SVB’s corporate venture capital advisory practice.

Sophie was formerly a Senior Fintech Strategist for SVB’s Payments Strategy team, working on strategic fintech initiatives across the bank -- leveraging the bank’s infrastructure and banking network to bring innovative solutions to market with emerging fintech companies. She was also responsible for SVB’s portfolio of early stage fintech investments through SVB’s accelerator program.

Prior to SVB, Sophie was a Corporate Attorney at King & Wood Mallesons in Hong Kong and Australia, specializing in Financial Services M&A and Financial Regulation.

Sophie graduated with honors from Bond University, Australia, where she earned a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce, with a major in Accounting.

Sophie is native to Australia and currently lives in San Francisco.
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