Ruth grew up in Leeds and spent her teenage years living in the rural North Pennine village of Nenthead. Ruth's interest in property began in 2001 when she took up a position in residential sales and lettings with Pennine Ways based in Alston.
Ruth returned to her studies attending the University of Northumbria in Newcastle in 2005 and graduated with First Class honours in BSc Estate Management in 2009. During her time at university Ruth undertook a summer placement with Carlisle City Council and in 2007 was appointed an Assistant Surveyor with Hyde Harrington, completing her degree part-time.
Ruth was promoted to an Associate of Hyde Harrington in 2013 and works in the busy general practice
department from the Carlisle office. Ruth specialises in commercial valuation, undertaking work for various
purposes but largely for secured lending for the major financial institutions. Additionally, she deals with agency
and professional work including sales and lettings, rent reviews and lease renewals for all types of non-domestic
Ruth has been an active member of the Cumbria Matrics Group and sits on the committee for the RICS Cumbria Local
Association and the RICS Lancs and Cumbria Commercial Professional Group. In addition she is an APC Doctor providing
advice and support to trainee surveyors following the commercial property and valuation pathways to qualification
Ruth's spare time is spent with her husband and son, family and friends. Being a self-confessed home bird she
is glad to say that there is not currently much time for anything else.