Ruth Martin


Ruth Martin is the MAT member for the Diocesan Board of Finance. She has been the Diocesan Secretary (operational chief executive) of the diocese for nearly four years. Prior to this Ruth was Managing Director of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment based in the City, where she worked for 12 years.   

Earlier in her career she lectured and ran postgraduate programmes in Human Resources and Management Development.  She has been a Governor and Chair of Governors of one of the diocese’s voluntary aided secondary schools (Christ’s, Richmond), a Governor of Canterbury Christ Church University and a Senior Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School.  

She has a BA in Social Sciences and a MA Manpower Studies (London). Ruth is a member of the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI), a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of personnel and Development (ChFCIPD). She is also a licensed lay minister in the diocese of Southwark, to the Richmond Team Ministry and a lay canon at Southwark Cathedral.