Chief Executive of BFBi, Ruth has initiated accreditation schemes for various sectors of the industry, ensuring training, CPD, best practice and safety, as well as building membership for the Association. BFBi is a Trade Challenge Partner for DIT and organises UK participation at a range of overseas exhibitions and seminars, including help for brewers in overseas markets.
Ruth is a Director of Brewing Technology Services Limited, organiser of the oldest international brewing and cider awards in the world, The International Brewing & Cider Awards. BTS Ltd is also owner of BevExpo – an exhibition and seminar event. Ruth was awarded an MBE in the 2012 New Year’s Honours List for services to export.