Ruth Kolevsohn

Ruth has over 26 years’ experience in both the corporate and consultancy environments within the consumer brand, financial services, technology, energy, media, metals and mining, oil and gas, and aviation and transport sectors.  She has specialist experience in strategy development and management, issues and crisis preparedness, investor, media and stakeholder relations as well as technical and digital writing.  As a member of the main board of Burson-Marsteller Holdings and Chief Operating Officer, Ruth oversees the day-to-day operations of Burson-Marsteller Africa’s hub office, which includes a consulting and new business role.  Focused on client growth, resource management and providing strategic advice to clients in corporate communications and issue management, she leads the client service team across our portfolio of retainer and project clients.