Ruth is the Learning and Development Manager at the Business Disability Forum. Her key departmental responsibilities include managing a team of trainers; working with clients to determine their current and emerging development needs; designing learning programmes; delivering learning solutions, assessments, and evaluation.
Ruth has several years of experience working in learning and development both as an in-house specialist and a private consultant helping businesses to meet strategic objectives through tailored learning solutions. She has a background working in Diversity and Inclusion and supporting and advising senior leadership in both HR and Organisational Development capacities.
She started her career in her native Canada and has since gained experience working in diversity, education, and learning globally. Her career focus is primarily on the outcome of enhancing personal and organisational capability and helping people reach their full potential, by helping them to unlock their thinking and removing barriers. She has brought this focus to her work and a volunteer with local organisations.
Her professional experience includes leading initiatives that develop and promote good practice in equality and diversity, mental health, performance management, customer experience, sales, marketing, learning and development, organisational change, and employee engagement. Ruth enjoys working with diverse audiences and has had the opportunity to work with clients across Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa, and has worked with global organisations including EUROClio and UNESCO.
Ruth continues her efforts to help build better businesses by supporting in being better at building people.