Ruth joined the practice in 2007, originally based in the Newcastle office, and has over 10 years’ experience predominantly in the healthcare, education and residential sectors. Ruth strongly believes that well designed buildings can improve lives. She is keen to engage closely with stakeholders to develop the brief, to manage design integrity throughout construction and then to undertake post occupancy research after completion. Outside of her role, Ruth is a keen supporter of the construction charity CRASH and enjoys volunteering at events and on projects. She has various hobbies including hockey, running, cycling, and enjoying the vast amount of cultural experiences London has to offer.