Sophie is a resident of Waltham Forest and previously lived in Tower Hamlets. Sophie is a Principal Regeneration Officer at Ealing Council and was previously a Planning and Design Advisor at the Greater London Authority, working in the London Borough of Newham. She has led multiple regeneration and placeshaping projects across London, with a particular focus on community engagement. She is also an alumnus and Learning Facilitator at Public Practice, a social enterprise that is building the capacity for design thinking in local government.
Sophie studied architecture and has worked at a number of award-winning architecture practices on residential, cultural and education projects. She was an Architecture Ambassador for the Royal Institute of British Architects and Mentor Design Professional at Open City. She is also a visiting architecture critic at The University of Bath.