Title: Deputy Chief Executive
Sheffield City Region Executive Team
11 Broad Street West
Ruth joined the SCR in 2012 with direct responsibility for the production of the Sheffield City Region’s Strategic Economic Plan and pioneering work on locally designed approaches to improving workforce skills.
In 2016 Ruth was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive for the SCR Executive Team with responsibility for corporate policy, research and intelligence, governance and strategic corporate affairs. Recently responsible for: employment and skills, business growth and inward investment
Ruth’s role also includes stewardship of the SCR’s capital and revenue budgets; ensuring the effective allocation of resources through robust programme appraisal, assurance and contracting functions.
Ruth was formerly the Director of Business Transition for the Regional Development Agency (RDA) and prior to this was the Assistant Director of Skills at Yorkshire Forward.
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