About the Author

Sophia Ledingham

Sophia Ledingham, author of The Date Night Manifesto, is a psychologist and dating expert who has been quietly helping couples strengthen their relationships for the past 15 years.

Sophia’s relationship and dating advice is featured in: Tatler, The Mirror, Woman, Bella, Psychologies and Glamour. In the Middle East she contributes regularly to leading women’s magazine Aquarius. She writes and speaks on the full range of relationship issues from ‘dating the second time round’ or ‘having the living together talk’ to ‘enhancing romance on vacation’. Sophia also provides expert opinion to the media on celebrity couples.

A graduate of Otago University, London Guildhall University and the University of Surrey, Sophia’s academic work has focused on sensemaking, emotional intelligence and attachment. Her doctoral research, at City University London, explores romance in established relationships.

This New Zealand born author and her British husband share their time between London in the United Kingdom and Dubai in the Middle East. When she’s not researching or writing, Sophia loves to scout romantic venues for Date Night; see her recommendations in Table for Two.