Sopé brings her expertise to Principia on corporate governance and ethical systems and policies, while full time serving as Professor and the head of the department of Mercantile Law and the deputy director of the African Procurement Law Unit, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.  She specializes in public and private sector governance, integrity and ethics, public procurement, anti-corruption law and sustainable development law, and much of her consulting work focuses on assessing the governance systems and frameworks of multi-national corporations to assess their suitability, effectiveness and alignment with global best practices.

Sopé is a Vice-Chair of the anti-corruption sub-committee of the International Bar Association and a member of Transparency International’s Working Group on Debarment and Exclusion, advises international institutions and government bodies and trains the public and the private sector in ethics and anti-corruption law.