Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE

Board Chair

Ruby McGregor-Smith is the Board Chair at MindGym. Ruby is the President of the British Chambers of Commerce and a member of the House of Lords. She also chairs the Air Operators Association, is a Non-Executive Director at the Department of Education and the Tideway Tunnel and Senior Advisor at Mace Group. Ruby was the Chief Executive of MITIE Group PLC, the strategic outsourcing company, employing over 65,000 people predominantly in the UK. She is one of a small number of women who have held the position of Chief Executive in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 and is the first Asian woman to be appointed in such a role within that group of companies. She was recognized as a top 50 female world business leader by the FT in 2013. Ruby was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of PageGroup, appointed to the Board in May 2007. She chaired the Audit Committee, was a Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committees and also latterly their Senior Independent Director. Committee membership: Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee.