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Peter Jenkins

Peter joined Ryder in 2021 as an architectural technologist.  Since graduating from Sheffield Hallam University he has gained experience in a variety of sectors, primarily education.  Peter has previously been nominated for a CIAT Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology and won…

Yvette Walker

Yvette joined Ryder as a project coordinator in 2021.   After gaining a qualification in business and finance, Yvette gained extensive project experience in the biotechnology, engineering and recruitment sectors.  She is also currently working towards her PRINCE2 practitioner qualification.  In her spare…

Chris Watson

Chris joined Ryder in 2020 after graduating from the University of Sunderland with a degree in multimedia computing.  He previously spent eight years working for the NHS, producing custom solutions to improve operational efficiency.  In his spare time, Chris enjoys training in…

Elliott Shaw

After achieving a master’s degree in management consulting at the University of Leeds, Elliott joined Ryder as a research assistant in 2021.  He had previously studied sustainability and environmental management.  Elliott has undertaken academic projects looking at the use of green space…

Thomas Wells

Thomas joined Ryder in 2019, having graduated in information technology management for business at Northumbria University.  Outside of work, Thomas enjoys going abroad with his partner and attending concerts.

Wendy Dawe

Wendy graduated in construction management from Northumbria University in 2012.  After seven years working in operational management in the hospitality and further education sectors, Wendy joined Ryder in 2019.  In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time outdoors, travelling and camping in…

Stewart McKenna

Stewart McKenna

Stewart leads the preparation of construction documentation and design coordination over a wide range of projects. He has responsibility for the practice wide management system incorporating quality, environmental and health and safety. Stewart graduated from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and…

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

Mark began his career in engineering at British Shipbuilders. Following the decline of the industry, he joined Ryder in 1988, qualified as an architectural technician at Newcastle Polytechnic in 1990 and went on to study project management and business at Newcastle University…

Laura Robson

Laura Robson

Laura graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2015 with a degree in fashion journalism and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.  Laura joined Ryder in 2016 and has experience working for a luxury online magazine and…