Ruth Carter

What I Do

Bio & Background

Ruth Carter has over 25 years’ experience in launching, leading and transforming international community-focused organisations to achieve high-level, sustainable growth in the education, publishing, information product, events, training, digital and media sectors. Ruth is skilled in leading large and complex programmes of process, product and technology change as well as successful geographic expansion.

She has a truly global leadership background having launched and led businesses around the world from Shanghai to San Francisco and everywhere in between. 

Ruth became the new CEO of CIBSE in 2021.  Prior to that, she held roles as Managing Director at The Daily Telegraph and Chief Executive at several large scale and niche media companies.  

She serves as a Non-Executive Director for Actuate UK, the Women in Exhibitions Network and the Mash Media Group, and is Chairman of AIMed. She is also a judge for the National Diversity Awards and an executive mentor for the Government-backed mentoring programme, ‘Be the Businesses’.