Elly is a key member of Ryder’s healthcare team. She has most recently lead the clinical engagement process for the Children’s Cardiothoracic expansion at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle and undertaken a senior role in the clinical planning team for the new District General Hospital in Dumfries. After splitting her architectural education between the University of Bath and Newcastle University, Elly joined Ryder in 2006 and works between the Newcastle and London offices. Outside of work, Elly enjoys travel - particularly where it involves food - and, with her wife, set up a charity sponsoring high school scholarships in South Africa for girls wishing to pursue further education in STEM subjects.