Ruth Gibson is Deputy Director for Capability and Data Infrastructure at ESRC.

Prior to joining ESRC, Ruth held a number of different roles at Ofwat, focused on implementing the Government's decision to introduce choice for business water customers. This followed a varied public sector career leading policy development and delivery, including roles in a number of the economic regulators.

Ruth is a qualified lawyer and a member of Lincoln's Inn, with postgraduate qualifications in EC and competition law and policy.