Sophie Schmid holds a B.A. in Islamic Science and Anthropology as well as an M.A. in Arabic Studies from the University of Zurich and the Freie Universität Berlin where she graduated in 2016. Before joining FNF, she has worked for the German Near and Middle East Association in Berlin as Regional Manager. At FNF her main responsibilities are in Monitoring and Evaluation. Sophie Schmid is a member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP).