Danson joined Ryder in 2017 after completing his masters at the Manchester School of Architecture where his thesis on sustainable economic development was awarded the Hays Prize and the Heywood Medal for the best overall academic performance. Danson has experience ranging from concept design to the construction of mixed use, retail and education projects. Outside of work, he enjoys volunteering for Save the Children and GoEco, travelling, swimming and general fitness – previously being a state representative in badminton.