Sophia De Sousa

Sophia has been Chief Executive at The Glass-House Community Led Design since 2005 and is an impassioned champion of design quality and place equity. She advocates and enables design processes that empower organisations and communities to work openly and collaboratively, and that unlock potential in both places and people. She has extensive experience in delivering strategic support, training and practical resources for community groups and professionals, and is also a leader in the field of community-led, participatory and co-design research. She is passionate about cross-sector and interdisciplinary working, and about finding opportunity in complexity and diversity.