Ruth studied Furniture and Related Product Design at Ravensbourne College. She joined Allies and Morrison in 2001, becoming project designer on a number of key projects, specialising in interior design. Ruth was made a Director of the practice in 2014.
Ruth worked on the refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall, restoring and re-planning all the public areas around the auditorium. She designed the interiors of the Mint Hotel in Leeds, which was winner of the RIBA White Rose Award for Best Interior. During the London 2012 Olympics, Ruth was responsible for the design of the Games-time fit-out of the Main Press Centre in the Olympic Park.
Ruth is currently working on the interiors of an office building for Coventry City Council which is part of the scheme for Coventry Friargate. She is involved in the interior design and way-finding strategy for the headquarters for Banham Security in London and is engaged with the Wellcome Trust on improvements to their Euston Road Headquarters.
Ruth organises and develops training within the practice that focuses on hand drawing skills as a tool for communications and presentation.