Sophie Degagny

Resource Recovery Lead, Climate Change & Sustainability Services

KPMG Australia

Sophie is an Associate Director in KPMG’s Climate Change & Sustainability Services team. She has more than 15 years of experience in the areas of resource recovery, circular economy and sustainability.

As a dedicated circular economy and resource recovery specialist, Sophie possesses a profound understanding of sustainable practices and innovative strategies aimed at minimising waste and maximising resource efficiency. Her expertise lies in designing and implementing comprehensive circular economy models, fostering collaboration between industries, and identifying opportunities for resource recovery at every stage of the product lifecycle. 

With a keen eye for identifying untapped potential in discarded materials, she is committed to driving environmentally conscious solutions that contribute to a more sustainable and resilient future. Her work exemplifies a passion for redefining conventional approaches, promoting circularity, and championing the responsible management of resources to create a lasting positive impact on both the economy and the environment.

  • Agribusiness
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Economic and commercial
  • Environment
  • Innovation operating model design
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Operational efficiency, strategy
  • Risk Consulting
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • Engineering Degree (France) – Agronomy & agribusiness, 2009

  • Master Degree (France) – Climate Change / Waste / Economics, 2010

  • Diploma of Management Studies (UK) – leadership, finance, organisational culture, 2015

  • Member of Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR)