Dr Sophie King-Hill is a Senior Fellow in the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK. She teaches on the NHS Leadership Academy award in Senior Healthcare Leadership and the MSc in Healthcare Leadership. Her research interests encompass policy evaluation, learning, transfer and success, sexual behaviours in children and young people and controversial issues.
Previously, she was a Senior Lecturer in Education and Inclusion at the University of Worcester. Alongside this she was a regional tutor for the MEd in Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties with the School of Education at the University of Birmingham.
Sophie has worked extensively in the third sector and her roles have included exploring and translating policy into evidence based practice. She has taught sex and relationships in schools across the West Midlands and was the National Impact Coordinator for a leading sexual health charity for children and young people. In her work with a local council she researched, implemented and evaluated an Independent Travel Training programme for children and young people with SEN. Within her career Sophie has worked with many diverse groups across education and health settings. Sophie developed an accredited programme for teenage parents across the West Midlands which ran for six years in conjunction with working as an antenatal teacher specialising in teaching diverse and low-socio economic groups.