Sophia Hamblin Wang

Innovation and Technology Adviser

Sophia Hamblin Wang is a carbon technologist, circular economy expert, university lecturer and diversity advocate.

She is the Chief Operating Officer of Mineral Carbonation International, a technology platform that transforms CO2 into building materials and other valuable industrial products.

Ms Hamblin Wang is a Founding Director of CO2 Value Australia, is a member of the Australian Capital Territory Climate Change Council, Lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School and was titled Resource Innovator of the Year at the New Materials Summit in Berlin in 2018.

Sophia has been featured in ABC TV’s Q&A, The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Australian Newspaper’s The Deal Magazine and was a delegate at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and the UN Youth Climate Summit.

Sophia is a Global Shaper, has a long-service medal with the Australian Red Cross and was awarded an Order of Australia Student Citizenship Award in 2006 for work in aged care, sustainability, diversity and inclusion.

"This is the crucial decade for climate action. The work of the Climate Ready Initiative will provide a pathway for us to create a prosperous and equitable low emissions future for us all."