Sophie studied in Liverpool and Edinburgh and has also lived in Singapore and Rome, and as such brings a wealth of experience to the varied teams at Gaunt Francis.

Sophie joined Gaunt Francis March 2018 and is a very experienced Architect, who has specialised in Conservation for much of her working life. Sophie has worked on many listed buildings in her career, including the Grade I, Hannover terrace in Regents park and Grade I, Llanelly house which was subject of a BBC documentary. Sophie is a keen exponent of sustainable methods, which include understanding the value of embodied energy and passive systems.