Sophia Azizian has over 22 years of experience in auditing financial statements prepared under Russian statutory (RAS), international (IFRS) and US GAAP financial reporting standards.
Her clients include major Russian and international companies in oil & gas, energy and other industries.
Sophia has a bachelor's degree in Commerce and Management from Victoria University of Wellington, with a major in Audit and Commercial Law. She is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
She has been leading the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program, whose purpose is to support women's entrepreneurship and promote women in the business world, since 2013. Sofia is a passionate advocate of women’s leadership, speaking at forums, conferences and numerous business events.