Ruth is an award winning cultural producer and social entrepreneur. After stepping down as a Trustee in 2017, Ruth has become an active Advisor and mentor to FVF Artists. Over the past 15 years, Ruth has worked to make change with creativity in the most marginalised communities across the world working in 24 countries. Ruth has taken an organisation routed in research around the impact of arts in conflict zones, to an organisation supporting grassroots change-makers in 24 countries to amplify their socio-economic impact.
Ruth initiates new work, develops and implements In Place of War’s strategic vision and connects the organisation to stakeholders from community to global level. Ruth is passionate about the capacity of young people to make change and believes in equality and the representation and inclusion of the most marginalised people in order to make a better world for everyone.