Ruby gained a first class BA in Music Industry Management at Canterbury Christ Church University, followed by an MA in Film Studies at UCL with her dissertation focussing on contemporary film scoring. At university she was involved with the management of the student record label and concert series. She then worked at the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors, before joining Manners McDade as A&R Executive, working directly with composers for film and TV including ITV’s Thunderbirds Are Go and Amazon’s Catastrophe. Ruby speaks on a number of expert industry panels in the UK as well as at international conferences Music Finland’s Music & Media in Tampere and the East Coast Music Association in Halifax, Canada. Ruby was raised in Brussels, Belgium and is fluent in French. She plays the piano, and is a singer and Committee Member of London’s all-female voluntary choir, SHE Choir.