Ruth has a degree in Marine Biology from the National University of Mar del Plata (Argentina) where she worked as a Quality Control inspector for fishery companies. She then completed studies in Import-Export at the First National Bank of Boston in Buenos Aires, in order to achieve a better understanding of the fisheries trading business and associated regulations on labelling and packaging. After working in customs and other business related roles in Europe, she completed an MSc in Environment and Resource Management at the University of Essex in the UK. Ruth completed her dissertation at the “Earthwatch Institute” (Oxford) on the assessment of environmental impact of rivers in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur using data analysis.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian as well as being able to converse in Portuguese, Ruth works in our Chain of Custody team and is involved in all aspects of the certification process.