Committee membership: A, F, N
Appointed: 1 October 2011
Tenure: 4 years
Career: Ruth began her career in Government where she held various senior roles, including Secretary of State for Transport, for Communities and Local Government, for Education and Skills as well as Financial Secretary to the Treasury. She was also a senior executive at HSBC until August 2015. Ruth is currently appointed as Governor for the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Pro Vice Chancellor at St Mary’s University; she has also been a Non-executive Director on the Financial Conduct Authority Board since April 2016.
Skills and experience: Ruth brings in-depth knowledge of Government and regulatory practice; she also has experience in banking and corporate finance.