Ruth is the Head of Strategy Development at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. She is responsible for developing and evolving the CIPD’s long-term strategy and is passionate about creating a more human future of work.
Ruth joined the CIPD in 2013 as Research Adviser for Learning and Development (L&D), focusing on the latest trends in L&D and transformational change. Prior to joining the CIPD Ruth held a number of roles within Tesco plc in both specialist L&D and generalist HR roles. Most recently she worked within organisation development, leading capability development within the commercial business function. Prior to this she gained experience as an HR business partner and in international talent and leadership development. She holds a first degree in politics and modern history, an MA in Human Resource Management and is a Chartered member of the CIPD.