Sophie Patitsas is principal adviser with the Office of the Victorian Government Architect and a member of the Victorian Design Review Panel. Sophie started her career in architectural practice in Melbourne and Singapore before joining the public sector in Victoria as an urban designer. She has since established a reputation as a respected collaborator, leader, advocate and strategic adviser on architecture and urban design within government.
Sophie maintains close links with industry and schools of architecture and urban design in Victoria and is the current chair of RMIT’s Program Advisory Committee for the Masters of Urban Design. Sophie’s focus is on building design capability and promoting the value of design excellence for its ability to create delight and enhance people’s experience of place.