Sofie Koark

With a master’s in art history and a bachelor’s in museum studies/cultural heritage it wasn't the most logical outcome to now be the EA of the CEO/Founder of Budbee - but as many other EAs, Sofie's way into the EA role took some strange turns. Read more about this and Sofie in this article published in December 2021. 

Author bio

Kathleen Drum is the Senior Editor of Executive Support Media. Her mission is to bring thought-provoking, timely and inspiring articles to administrative professionals around the world, empowering them not just to succeed in their roles, but to excel. As a former Assistant, Kathleen understands the issues and opportunities that face the profession and the people within it. Her administrative experience ranges from the site office to the executive office and includes Crossrail, one of the largest construction projects in Europe, and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Kathleen Drum, Executive Support Magazine