Rachael studied at Northumbria University, graduating in 2012. She returned to complete her masters and was awarded the Ryder prize for most outstanding postgraduate project of 2015. She joined Ryder in 2015 and is now working towards her RIBA exams. Outside of work, Rachael enjoys interior design and upcycling furniture. She also has a passion for cooking and baking and enjoys sports, in particular football.