Ms Sophie Cornell was elected to the VRC Board in December 2015.

Sophie has deep experience in Property technology and the use of dy-namic and emerging technology as a strategic enabler for commercial in-novation, digital transformation, growth, security, sustainability and the intersect with the human experience. Having lived and worked in Hong Kong and Asia for 10+ years, Sophie has a global market perspective; and an entrepreneurial mindset with delivery across commercial, technical and creative elements of business.

Sophie is a Business Development and Sales Director at JLL Technologies (JLLT) is a division of JLL, a world leader in real estate services, that helps organizations transform the way they acquire, operate, manage and ex-perience space. Sophie works with owners and occupiers of space and the built environment to deliver JLLT’s comprehensive technology portfo-lio of purpose-built solutions and leading venture-backed companies to exceed industry demands for better business intelligence, workplace ex-perience and smart building platforms.

Sophie holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Deakin Uni-versity and is a Solicitor admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Combined with her passion for emerging Technology as an enabler to create a better human experience, Sophie cares deeply about the future of the thoroughbred horse racing industry, our care and love for our horses, and the significance of the industry to Australian culture, history and the Nation today.

Sophie is a member of the MCC, Women of the MCC, Women in Tech, the Carlton Football Club and is a proud mother to 5 boys.