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Dr Ruth Charles

Dr Ruth Charles

IT Director, Newnham College & Change Manager University Information Services
University Information Services and Newnham College
Central committee memberships Membership type
Term end
University Council Class (c) - Members of the Regent House 31 December 2022
Business Committee ​Member ​31 December 2022
​CBELA ​Member ​31 December 2022
Audit Committee​ ​ ​Member ​31 December 2022
​Standing Appointments Committee for the Unified Administrative Service ​Member ​31 December 2022
About this member:

Ruth Charles is a member of academic-related staff who previously served on the Board of Scrutiny. She is the IT Director at Newnham College and also works as a Change Manager in the University Information Services.

Prior to that she held a range of IT roles in industry spanning a range of sectors including embedded operating systems, software development and design applications as well as banking systems used globally. 

Ruth read Archaeology & Anthropology at Cambridge and then completed her DPhil in Prehistoric Archaeology at Oxford, followed by a successful career as a post-doctoral researcher at first Oxford and then Newcastle Universities. She has conducted fieldwork in Europe and Africa and published widely in her field before moving into industry. She has a strong commitment to the University as a self governing body of scholars.