ABOUT SOPHIE MATLARY
COMPETENCIES AND EXPERTISE:
Master of Arts in public policy. Work experience from the fields of immigration and deportation, police work, EU diplomacy, as well as marketing, sales and communication. Work experience from both private and public sectors.
Professional skills: Strong strategic as well as creative thinking skills, good at operative management, good at coordination and communication in multicultural settings.
Interpersonal skills: Flexible, clear and concise way of communicating, pro-active, used to unpredictable and uncertain situations that require quick decision-making.
Personal skills: extrovert, operative, and efficient.
French – fluently (French school), Spanish –fluently (internship Madrid), Norwegian – fluently, English (fluently), Arabic - (basic)
2014-2015 King's College London
Master of Arts in Public Policy
-Thesis: Migration Policy in Europe – A joint decision trap?
-King's College London ranked amongst the top 20 best universities in the world.
-Received grade A on my thesis and a merit (equal to B+) overall.
2013 Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Hungary, Erasmus exchange at Eotvos Lorand (ELTE).
- Minority policy making in central and eastern European countries (Roma and Sinti). Received grade B on my BA thesis and a B+ overall.
University of Oslo, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science. Majoring in EU studies.-Received B overall on my degree
2020 - Telenor - Senior investigations Expert
2018 – Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman, Jordan -Consular and Visa Attaché at the Norwegian Embassy.
2018 – Royal Norwegian Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Consular and Visa Attaché at the Norwegian Embassy
2017-2018 National Immigration Police of Norway (PU) ID investigations – North Africa, Higher Executive Officer – current position.
2017 – Royal Norwegian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates
Higher Executive Officer
2015-2016 Euromonitor, International, London
2015-2016 Conflict Security Development Research Group London, United Kingdom
2012-2013 EU delegation to Norway