Today we have welcomed two new members to VIVA! Communications – PR Consultant Sophie Harrison and Account Executive, Sophie Ridley.

Both Sophies will be charged with supporting the servicing of our VIVA! clientele, and further strengthening our agency’s health communications, digital and social expertise. 

Sophie H specialises in Sports Science and Public Health. She has a Bachelor of Sports Science and Health from Dublin City University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University College Dublin.

Sophie worked as an Officer for the Irish Heart Foundation; as a Senior Nutritionist at Gourmet Fuel; as a Health and Benefits Consulting Analyst at Mercer; and as a Sports Partnership Executive at Sport Ireland before relocating to Sydney to assume her new role at VIVA!. She also plays a mean round of golf, with a golf handicap of five! ⛳

Sophie R also brings a wealth of experience to VIVA!. Armed with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Sociology, Sophie has served as a paramedic on the front line in London, and as an Account Executive and sales representative.

VIVA! Communications’ Managing Director, Paul Jans, said the new hires will further consolidate the agency’s capabilities in health + wellness communications.

“We welcome the injection of new talent with a passion for health and wellness to VIVA! Communications. Further honing and harnessing our new team member’s specific skills in health communications will enable us to continue to make a difference to patient lives.”