Ruth Robertson

Ruth RobertsonRuth’s career history has primarily focused on the development of people. Her experience spans Occupational Psychology, Learning and Development, Talent Management and Executive Recruitment within both public and private sector organisations, including local authorities, the insurance sector, financial services, professional services, pharmaceuticals and the civil service.

Most recently she has specialised in the application of positive psychology to individuals and organisations, having trained with Alex Linley and Robert Biswas-Diener who are both internationally recognised in the field.  She has coached at a variety of levels, from graduates to board representatives around managing pressure and stress, managing change and personal transition, as well as coaching managers, leaders and emerging talent across UK and EMEA contexts.  Ruth works alongside clients so that together they can challenge and explore what works and what needs to change in a supportive, client focused and results oriented way.  She works with clients to increase their personal effectiveness at work, resulting in improved performance, work/life balance, enhanced working relationships and increased levels of confidence.

Ruth has an MSc in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma in Teaching.  She trained as an executive coach through Results Coaching Systems, The Centre for Coaching and the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology.  She is a certified administrator and interpreter of psychometric personality and assessment tools including 16PF, MBTI and Strengthscope and is a member of the Association of Coaching, the International Coaching Federation; the British Psychological Society’s Special Group of Coaching and is an affiliate member of the CIPD.