Ruth is Director of Research and Learning with The Partnering Initiative, where she has worked for the past five years. She develops and runs partnering programmes for a range of clients including UN agencies and INGOs, as well as carrying out partnership evaluations and research.
In her previous role, as Development Director with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Ruth led the Postgraduate Certificate in Cross-sector Partnering (jointly developed with TPI), as well as developing and running programmes for corporates, government departments, and international policy-makers and institutions.
Ruth has worked in adult and organisational learning for many years, including with the Open University (where she was an Associate Lecturer for 9 years) and the University of Hertfordshire. She is a Visiting Research Fellow with the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, and has contributed to a number of publications. She holds a BSc with First Class Honours and an MA in the Social Sciences from the Open University.