Ruth Sacks is Principal Consultant, Boardroom Focus and Co-Founder and Programme Director, Raising Roofs.
Boardroom Focus offers consultancy, bespoke executive development and leadership programmes.
Ruth’s particular interests include strategies which encourage board effectiveness through better leadership and increased organisational diversity.
Ruth has worked on executive development roles on a range of change projects in the UK, Europe and the USA. Clients have included HSBC, Barclays, Swissport, the NHS, Cadbury Trebor Basset, and The United Nations. She lived and worked in Paris for 14 years and speaks fluent French.
Ruth also created and directed the successful Women for the Board programme at Westminster Business School.
As co-founder and developer of Raising Roofs – Ruth is currently working on the second innovative leadership programme for the housing sector due to start in January 2019.
Amongst other things, the programme aims to prepare currently under-represented groups for board and senior management roles.
Ruth also works with the University of Northumbria Business School and the University of Bedfordshire Business School delivering Leadership and Management programmes.
Ruth is a Director at GreenSpring Educational Trust and Chair of the Performance & General Purposes Committee.
A regular speaker at conferences, Ruth has also co-authored the Chartered Management Institute’s recent report Blueprint for Balance.
When not working, she spends time with friends & family, goes to the theatre, and tries but fails to stay away from email.