Ruth has more than 30 years executive experience in professional services management, investment banking and consulting. She is the Chief Operating Officer of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, where she is responsible for Finance, IT, HR, Facilities and Administration. Prior to Osler she was a founding partner of Hugessen Consulting Inc, Senior Vice President; Global Head of Human Resources at Scotia Capital; and a Founding Director of Women in Capital Markets. Ruth has served on the Bishop Strachan School and Royal St. George’s College Boards of Governors as Vice-Chair and Chair respectively, and on the board of Kinross Gold Corp. She is also a Past Member, Sick Kids Leaders for the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation. Ruth graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Business Administration, majoring in Finance, and from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics, majoring in IT.