Ruth is a strategic consultant and non-executive with extensive international experience across the corporate, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors. Her work is tied together by a fundamental commitment to enabling positive societal impact through sustainable business models. Ruth combines deep financial and governance expertise with a creative and entrepreneurial approach, honed in emerging and fast-growth markets. She was formerly a Partner with PwC, based in China, specializing in cross-border M&A and leading the firm’s Sustainability and Climate Change practice. In subsequent roles she has led social enterprises, consulted to NGOs and think-tanks, established new businesses and developed multi-partner collaborations.
Ruth is currently Partnership Director of KiKLab, a collaborative venture focused on enabling partnerships between major corporations and social enterprises to scale for impact. She is a consultant to Shine Offline, a UK business working with organizations to support their employees to use digital technology in a healthy and sustainable way. Ruth is also on the board of a number of social enterprises and charities taking a lead on impact investment, leadership development, and improving design of public services.
Ruth is a Chartered Accountant, holds a BA in Social History, a Masters in Poverty Reduction, and is a Clore Social Leadership Fellow.