Ceri studied at Harvard University, where he received a Masters with Distinction in 2013, and his thesis research and design project won the Clifford Wong Prize in Housing Design. While studying, he also assisted with the teaching of two Harvard design studios. He previously graduated from Cambridge University with First Class Honours in 2007. Ceri gained his RIBA Part III at the University of Westminster in 2016.
While in the USA, he was employed by New York offices Weiss/Manfredi and MOS Architects, where he worked on the renovation of an opera house and a number of experimental houses.
Ceri joined ABA in 2014, having previously worked for the office from 2007-2009, and for the summers of 2010 and 2011. He has had a central involvement in competition winning schemes for North West Cambridge Development Lot S3, Exeter College Cohen Quad, and University of Northampton. He has also worked on a wide variety of projects at different stages including Newhall Be, Windward House, Audi Urban Future Initiative, and several masterplans for urban extensions and mixed use developments.