Ruth
Harrison, MBA

Board Member

As a business consultant and digital change specialist, Ruth is a go-to commentator on global insights and information about the evolving retail, technology and business landscape. She focuses predominantly on the retail industry, she is also a European Advisory Board Member of the Chief Marketing Officer Council Europe, regularly contributing to research, informing market leading industry publications on digital consumer trends, business transformation including scale and growth implementation strategies.

Having worked for 30 years in the retail industry, Ruth is considered an expert in business transformation and digitalising the customer experience across the on-offline eco system. She brings that insight to her work as a digital strategist and innovation consultant, working with leading retail and luxury brands on a local and international basis. As founder of luxury management consultancy The ReLUX Partnership (@ReluxPartners) she continues to represent the company as an ambassador and is a sought after keynote speaker and advocate of women in business.

She regularly speaks on such subjects at conferences around the world, including Rant&Rave, ARC, Retail Week and CMO Summit Europe, and acts as an advisor to start-ups on funding and retail accelerator strategies. She has been quoted in Sydney Morning Herald, The NE Times, Daily Telegraph, MarketWatch, WGSN, Essential Retail and Essential eCommerce and writes a regular digital column for SPC magazine.

Ruth was nominated for an Industry Achievers award by CEW (Cosmetics Executive Women) for her contribution to the cosmetics industry and women in business, and has worked in London, New York, Europe and the Middle East. Ruth also dedicates time to Inspire the Future a national UK charity mentoring young girls and women into business and STEM careers.