Ruth is the Group Head of Operational Risk at ITV, she started at ITV in 2004 as a Health and Safety Manger and has seen her role grow and change hugely since then. Along with overseeing the Health and Safety support for the now global business her role covers overseeing the Group Insurance programme, the Occupational Health function, Business Resilience and Child Protection. Ruth also gets heavily involved in the approach to risk management across the business. The work of her team is underpinned with their shared vision of being collaborative, innovative and empowering which is key to their success. Ruth has recently been working with the London School of Economics on research around risk taking behaviors within the Production making business.
Ruth's career in Health and Safety started in 1997 when she graduated from a degree in Occupational Health and Safety, her first role was as a the National Theatre followed by a brief stint at KPMG and then the Prince's Trust before moving to ITV.