Ruth Elliot


Ruth Elliot took up the role of Chief Financial Officer at Innovate UK in October 2016.

Ruth joined the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in August 2010 as the Department’s financial controller and then went on secondment to UKSBS in July 2013 to lead the Finance Service Delivery team.

In March 2015, Ruth returned to the Department to take up a role as Director of Student Finance and Analysis. Prior to joining BEIS, Ruth worked at Deloitte, the National Audit Office and the Department for Work and Pensions.

Previous roles in government

  • Interim Chief Financial Officer, Innovate UK