Ronan Treacy was born into a medical family in Birmingham where his father was a GP for 40 years.
In 1983 he qualified from Birmingham Medical School and developed an early interest in research and trauma surgery.
Ruth is currently serving as Chair of the Charitable Programmes National Committee for the Taverners, which distributes over £3m annually.
Having spent her early years dividing her time between New Zealand and the UK, Ruth eventually returned to London permanently, where she worked in a variety of roles across the leisure, legal, and recruitment industries.
“Fitting in training and practice for this around my studies, a part time job, and three different voluntary placements took quite a lot of doing at times, but it did make me appreciate the grades more when they did come in! You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.Get noticed for who you are, not what you look like. “My father is a manager in a small company, and I do look up to him,” she said.“When I was first choosing what to study I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, but knew it would be something managerial.