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Ruth Gawthorpe

ruthMeet Ruth, our CEO. Ruth is a passionate champion of Smart Working. Here’s her story.

6 years ago Ruth became wheelchair bound after an operation and realised just how much talent cannot do the commute 5 days a week.

Despite an ongoing disability, Ruth is CEO of the Smart Working Revolution. As Lead Practitioner, Ruth supports Business Leaders with a range of unrivalled products to help pilot and implement smart workforce models and leadership skills. The outcome is improved business performance, customer and employee experience

Ruth lobbies Government bodies to champion the wider uptake of smarter ways of working practices that will lead to more inclusion of those who live in rural towns and villages, people with disabilities, carers and parents who want to balance family and work better. Her vision of Smart Towns and Villages is now coming to fruition in Cornwall, where she lives and works and her dream is to extend this to other rural locations in the UK.

The common denominator in all Ruth’s work is passion, people and the recognition that work happens in Brains – not offices

Oliver Thompson

Meet Oliver. Our Director of Revolution!    Here’s Oliver’s story.

Oliver is our Lead Facilitator and he is on a mission. He’s passionate about helping organisations to improve the way business operates now and in the future.

He leads Leadership Programmes that are fully immersed into the strategy of your business and are designed to build a Culture of Trust – without which Smart Working will never embed.

Oliver works with our clients creating measurable results delivering our full range of development programmes including those for Leaders, Smart Teams and HR. His work helps to shift mindsets to a more open and innovative way of thinking.

Olly and Ruth first worked together 20 years ago at Domestic and General, the Warranty Insurer.  Together they implemented a number of Smart Working options that were really successful and have continued to deliver more effective ways of working into Business ever since.

Oliver is also a celebrated keynote speaker and author of the Business Brain.

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We’ve got a real talent for helping businesses to design and implement smarter ways of operating that achieves improved business performance.
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