Ruth joined Clutch Space in December 2019 as Finance Director. She is commercial focussed with a proven track record of developing strategies and business processes to maximise profitability. Ruth is a proactive change manager, utilising strong communication and influencing skills to implement policies, procedures, systems and structures to enable businesses to achieve their objectives. She is an enthusiastic leader, with a proven ability to build effective teams and is passionate about embracing technology to streamline processes. Ruth has worked in the professional accountancy world and the commercial world in industries as diverse as animal feedstuffs, graphic design, land remediation and futures and derivatives industries where she has helped companies to transition from ‘small’ business to SME and larger and then on occasion to exit.
Ruth loves sailing, walking her dog and ‘giving something back’ through her membership of Soroptimist International, a women’s organisation supporting women and girls worldwide.