Ruth Cairnie

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ruth Cairnie - Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed

April 2019 

Tenure

One month

Nationality

British

Experience

Ruth brings extensive experience of the engineering sector gained from a 37-year international career spanning senior functional and line roles at Royal Dutch Shell plc, with experience advising government departments on strategic development and capability building.

External Appointments

Ruth is currently the Senior Independent Director of Associated British Foods plc and a Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc and ContourGlobal plc. She is the Chair of POWERful Women, an initiative to advance gender diversity within the energy sector. Ruth is also a trustee of Windsor Leadership and a member of the finance committee of the University of Cambridge.

Qualifications

Ruth is a Master of Advance Studies of Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

Committee Membership

Nominations