Ruth Harrison

Ruth Harrison

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As a business consultant and digital change agent, Ruth is a go-to commentator on the evolving technology and business landscape. She focuses predominantly on business development and is a trusted adviser on leadership, business and digital to Regents University Faculty Board. She is a European Advisory Board Member of the Chief Marketing Officer Council Europe, regularly contributing to research, informing market leading industry publications on digital consumer trends, business transformation including scale and growth implementation strategies. 

She is considered a specialist in business transformation using the principles of adaptive organisational design to gain value creation for clients. She brings this insight to her work as a business adviser and consultant, working with world leading organisations, institutions and governments. As founder of her own acclaimed management consultancy, she remains an ambassador and sought-after keynote speaker for women in leadership and business. 

She makes regular appearances on women in technology, as well as the importance of Diversity & Inclusion in business at conferences, including Women on Silicon Roundabout, Rant&Rave, ARC, Retail Week and CMO Summit Europe.  Ruth is an adviser and mentor to start-ups on funding and accelerator strategies. She has appeared on The Business Debate and been quoted in WSJ, Sydney Morning Herald, The NE Times, Daily Telegraph, MarketWatch, WGSN, Essential Retail and Essential eCommerce and writes a regular digital column for SPC magazine 

Ruth was nominated for Diversity Leader of The Year 2017 by Tech Leaders UK, and has worked in London, New York and across EMEA. As a passionate Tech North Advocate, she also dedicates time to Inspire the Future UK charity mentoring girls and women into business and STEM careers, and is committed to digitalising the North East UK region.