Former Chief Executive MITIE PLC
Ruby McGregor-Smith was the Chief Executive of Mitie Group plc, the strategic outsourcing company. She joined Mitie in 2002 and was appointed as CEO in 2007. She is one of a small number of women holding the position of Chief Executive in the FTSE 250 or FTSE 100 and is the first Asian woman to be appointed in such a role within that group of companies. She was made a peer of the House of Lords in October 2015.
Ruby was named Business Leader of the Year at the Orange National Business Awards 2011 and in 2012 was Honoured with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to business and diversity in business. Ruby is an independent non‐executive director of PageGroup. Ruby is a working mother with two children, a daughter and a son.