Ruth is a Partner in EY’s Belfast office and is an FCA with over almost 20 years’ of experience in leading local and global audit teams and has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. Ruth has experience of working with public, private and private equity backed clients. She works with some of the largest and most complex businesses in Northern Ireland as well as supporting a number of technology businesses based in London. Ruth leads our Audit Centre of Excellence in Belfast, a fast growth part of our business centralising certain types of audit work in a new team set up less than 2 years ago which now employs around 50 people. She also leads EY’s Women in Business networking programme and is heavily involved in recruitment and Talent development for all of the 500+ people based in EY’s business in Belfast.