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Sophie Lightfoot

Sophie joined Ryder in 2022.  After graduating from Liverpool John Moores University in 2016, Sophie gained experience working for a health and safety consultancy and attained her NEBOSH General Certificate in 2021. She is now working towards her NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate.

Laura Lee

Laura joined Ryder in 2022.  After two years experience in Hong Kong, Laura gained a postgraduate degree from Manchester School of Architecture in 2021. She then joined One Environment and worked on various interesting projects.  In her spare time, she particularly enjoys…

Sam Dowell

Sam joined Ryder in 2022 after graduating with a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Sheffield.  His previous experience is in master planning and civic design as well as education.  Throughout his master’s Sam took an avid interest in researching…

Hilary I’Anson

Hilary joined Ryder in 2022.  She is an experienced architect with a background of working on large scale projects in the education sector.  She also has experience working on healthcare, student residential and master planning projects.  Her professional experience has led her…

Ademola Douglas

Ademola joined Ryder in 2022 after graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a degree in architectural technology. His final academic year was focused on sustainability and exploring how features such as biophilic designs can positively impact healthcare builds, specifically a children’s cancer…

Tom Riley

Tom studied at the universities of Nottingham and Westminster, obtaining his professional accreditation in 2011 and joining Ryder in 2019. Tom’s experience includes projects spanning masterplanning, retail, and transport sectors. Tom is interested in streamlining construction through early contractor and supply chain…

Josh Hayward

Since completing his master’s with First Class Honours from Cardiff University, Josh is working towards his professional qualification.  He is involved in all aspects of the design process across a wide range of projects.  Josh originally joined Ryder in 2018 after finishing…

Christopher Koutsoudes

Christopher joined Ryder in 2022.  He completed his master’s degree at London Metropolitan University where he developed an interest in mental wellbeing and sustainable design.  Chris has been involved in many different sectors including education, leisure and residential which involved a role…

Adriana Negrila

Adriana joined Ryder in 2022.  She graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2021, being the winner of the External Examiner’s Prize and nominated for the RIBA President’s Bronze Medal Award.  Upon completion of her studies, she worked as an architectural assistant…