Ruby is a practicing solicitor with over 27 years of experience in the legal field. She has over 20 years of governance experience and over two decades of experience in various non-executive directorships. Ruby has a wide range of experience in the education field. She has supported the Local Authority as a board member appointed by the DFE  for several Interim Executive Board's (IEB) and is currently  Chair and Vice Chair for various schools in Bradford.  She is a Trustee of the Bradford Diocesan Multi Academy Trust and Rainbow Academy.  A panel member for the Local Authority Education Appeals Admission Panel.  Additionally, she has completed the Chairs of Governors’ Leadership Development Programme and is a National Leader of Governance, working to support Governors and Chairs in Bradford. She is panel member for system leaders  ( Priority 1) for the Bradford Opportunity Area Funding