Sofia Fernandes

Assistant Manager

Since joining Axio in August 2013, Sofia has worked closely with the management teams of her clients, delivering tailored company secretarial, administration and accounting services.


Sofia’s clients include a listed investment fund (along with overseeing the third-party administration of its sub-funds) and an AIM listed business across B2B distribution and business services industry. As a result of over 5 year’s experience at Axio, Sofia has gained a wealth of knowledge of administering businesses under UK, Jersey and Cayman law, various listing regimes and corporate governance codes. Sofia manages the running of board and committee meetings, AGM/GMs, providing bespoke board packs as well as being a key contact to the executive and non-executive directors on her clients’ boards for day to day questions. She also oversees the PDMR dealing processes, pro-active shareholder proxy vote monitoring and registrar relationships.

Sofia has experience in the administration and co-ordination of group restructuring, providing company secretarial support throughout the IPO process and platform acquisitions, including managing advisers, assisting in the implementation of the incentive structures of her clients and leading the voluntary members’ liquidation process (including the unwinding of the incentive structure) for a listed business.

Sofia is currently studying towards ICSA CSQS, having successfully completed the ICSA Diploma.