Ruth Cairnie

Ruth Cairnie

Chair, Babcock International Group PLC
United Kingdom

Ruth Cairnie is the Chair of Babcock International Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc and BT Group plc. She is Patron of the Women in Defence Charter, a trustee of Windsor Leadership and of the White Ensign Association and Chair of the International Council of the CBI. She is a supporting Chair at Chapter Zero.

Ruth’s previous roles include Chair of the POWERful Women initiative, Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings, Contour Global plc and Keller Group plc and member of the Finance Committee at Cambridge University.

Ruth’s executive career was at Royal Dutch Shell spanning Research, B2B businesses, Strategy, Supply Chain and M&A.

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