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Sophie Henderson, Auditor, Group Internal Audit, Standard Life Aberdeen

 Sophie joined Standard Life Aberdeen’s Internal Audit team in 2016 at 17 years of age as part of the Edinburgh Guarantee Scheme, a 6-month internship for school leavers.  Within 3 months Sophie was offered a permanent role in the Quality Assurance Team where she developed and implemented a new approach to Data Quality Assurance.  Sophie has now transitioned into an Auditor role within the Functions team and is studying towards becoming a Certified Internal Auditor.  In 2017 Sophie was awarded the Chartered Institute of Internal Audit’s Best Newcomer and has since set up a Student Committee to support the Institutes Scotland Committee.