Ruth joined JCWI in April 2019, to lead on redeveloping and growing the membership programme, and to reach out to new supporters.

In the year prior to this she completed the On Purpose social sector development programme. Prior to that, she worked in fundraising for a range of national and international charities, including Amnesty International UK, Sue Ryder, and Breast Cancer Now. 

Ruth was a trustee of Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) from 2014 to 2017, supporting the development of a new public fundraising programme.