Inclusion Group

Ruth Patterson


Ruth joined Inclusion in October 2019 and was appointed Inclusion Housing Chair in December 2020.

She trained as a corporate finance lawyer for global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills working on billion-pound international debt restructuring and real estate finance transactions before moving into senior managerial roles as General Counsel and Executive Director of industry leading technology companies. A qualified lawyer in England for over 8 years, Ruth also has a master’s in professional legal practice and brings a wide range of legal, regulatory and governance skills to the Board.

Ruth is also a member of the group Governance & Remuneration Committee.