Founding Director, Thomas Matthews
Sophie Thomas is an unusual mix of campaigner, practicing designer and chartered waste manager. She has been working in the fields of sustainable design, behaviour change and material process for over 20 years; through her design agency, Thomas.Matthews ltd; and through a number of campaigning posts including Director of Circular Economy at the RSA and more recently becoming trustee for WRAP UK. She has assisted global businesses and UK government organisations to define the role of designers within discussions around waste streams, resource efficiency and circular economies, and has worked with major organisations and businesses on new models for circular business, internal communication of sustainable systems and external sustainability campaigns. She is the voice of sustainability on numerous design panels and the voice of design in waste debates.