I have wide and varied experience of management in England and Wales from community projects in the Rhondda Valley to the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford.
I have worked as a senior professional with high-level strategic, managerial and organisational skills, and have been using these as a consultant since 2008.
- Knowledge of strategy, business planning, project management
- Proven ability in taking projects from inception to reality
- Wide experience in performing, visual and participatory arts
- Worked in the private and public sectors, with venues, and with smaller groups and individuals
“Ruth has always delivered exceptional work for us, due to her knowledge of the arts and creative & cultural industries sector and her communication skills.” Arts Development Manager, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council
I have a MSc. in Strategic Marketing with a distinction for my Masters Dissertation and winning the 2013 CREaM award (Centre for Research in Entrepreneurship and Marketing). I also have a Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Post Graduate Diploma, including a distinction in Strategic Marketing in Practice (among the top 3% of marks nationally).
I am a fellow of Arts Development UK and have been Chair of Breaking Barriers Community Arts and a National Advisor for the Arts Council of Wales.