Ruth joined Edwin Thompson in September 2020 as an Associate Partner based in the Carlisle office. A graduated of Northumbria University with First Class Honours in Estate Management, she qualified as an elected Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2010 and is a RICS Registered Valuer.
Since qualifying she has predominantly worked in private practice as a commercial property and valuation surveyor gaining experience in all aspects of agency, landlord & tenant and the valuation work of all non-domestic property acting for both private and corporate clients.
Just prior to joining Edwin Thompson, Ruth worked at Carlisle City Council managing the team responsible for the repair and maintenance of the operational and investment assets and was responsible for a circa £1m capital and revenue budget. She led on the Asset Valuation Programme and had a 6-month term as acting Property Services Manager. Whilst at the Council, she furthered her qualifications and successfully gained a Distinction in the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and completed the CITB – Site Safety and the APM – Fundamentals Project Management courses.
Ruth is an APC Mentor and an active member of the RICS having previously been the chairperson of the Cumbria Local Association.
Away from work she spends quality time with her husband and son, family and friends.