Owner: Ruthless Research (2010-Present)
Research and evaluation services for public and third sector organisations.
Head of Research: Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health (2008–2010)
Strategic consultancy in the area of mental health and wellbeing, on a not-for-profit basis.
Research Consultant: TNS System Three (2006–2008)
Consumer, social and business-to-business research for Scottish clients and clients with an interest in the Scottish population.
Research Manager: The Audience Business (2004–2006)
Strategic consultancy in the area of the arts, on a not-for-profit basis.
Research Executive: Test Research (IpsosMORI), London (2002–2004)
MORI graduate scheme, then advertising, PR and communications research.
University of Edinburgh: MA (Hons) Sociology (2:1)
Napier University: BA Business and Enterprise (Distinction and class medal)
Diploma of the Market Research Society
Ruth's professional membership
Certified member of the Market Research Society
Ruthless Research shortlisted for Charity Times Consultancy of the year, 2012.
Awarded outstanding contribution to arts and health inequalities research by Royal Society for Public Health, 2010.
Shortlisted for Research newcomer of the year at the Research Awards, 2006.