Principal and Managing Director
Sophie is a Partner in the European Division of the international design practice, STUDIOS Architecture, based out of Paris. She primarily leads the business development; communication and marketing efforts for the practice. As managing director, she is also tasked with the general management of the office. She joined STUDIOS in 2007 and was promoted to Associate Principal in 2011. In 2013 she was named a Principal and in April 2015 she was named managing director of the Paris office.
Sophie served as Juror for the ULI Global Awards from 2015 to 2017 and Juror for the ULID Europe Awards from 2019-2021. In 2022 she will act as Chair for both the Europe and Global awards. She is a long standing member of ULI France and initially set up the French Urban Regeneration Product alongside Sigrid Duhamel. She has also served as ULI Europe/EMEA Global Governing Trustee.
Prior to joining STUDIOS, Sophie had an extensive career in publishing – serving as Associate Publisher of the
Art Newspaper and, prior to that, was Commissioning Editor at a variety of high profile publishers both in Paris and London. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a First Class honours degrees in French Literature and Art History from University College London (UCL).