Pro Vice-Chancellor Education, Aston University
Ruth is responsible for leading Aston University’s Education portfolio. During her career, Ruth has been responsible for designing and leading a number of cross-institutional, transformational change projects that have enhanced and innovated learning, teaching and the student experience. Qualified as a Biologist, Ruth worked for a number of years as a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences, before moving to senior strategic posts in learning and teaching at the Universities of Warwick, Salford and Derby. Student voice, and the importance of students as partners and co-creators, have always been central to the projects and initiatives that Ruth has led in the different universities in which she has worked. In her current role, Ruth works in partnership with Aston Students’ Union to enhance student feedback mechanisms and maximise response rates.