Following graduation from Leeds Beckett University, Francesca joined Ryder in 2013 and completed her professional qualifications. She has worked on a wide range of projects and gained valuable experience across several sectors during her time at the practice. She was the project architect for Thirteen Headquarters and Strawberry Place in Newcastle. Francesca is a BCO Nextgen North committee member, an RIBA student mentor and a RIBA Young Architectural Practitioners Forum ambassador.