Sophie Watkin is Planning Director for TCC in the UK. In her role, she oversees the preparation, submission and negotiation of major planning and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) applications in respect of logistic developments. Watkins also provides planning advice from site inception through construction to tenant occupancy.
Watkin has over 16 years of experience of working within the UK planning system and an in-depth knowledge of the industrial and logistics sector through her former roles at Knight Frank and iSec. Previous responsibilities have included promoting land through the Local Plan system for employment related uses, securing consents for large scale industrial and logistics warehousing, and managing the day-to-day planning requirements of onsite construction, such as dealing with planning conditions and permits.