Ruth Duston / Victoria Business Improvement District

Ruth Duston /  Victoria Business Improvement District

Ruth began her career in the Civil Service, working on a range of socio-economic projects across East London, working with some of the most deprived communities in the country. Ruth formed part of a specialist task force, set up by Government to tackle the mitigation of the London Docklands Development for the surrounding communities.

Ruth has an exemplary track record of managing and delivering regeneration projects and programmes throughout London and the South-East. Significantly involved with major Government initiatives bringing over 25 years of experience.

Over the last two decades, Ruth has been fundamental in the development and implementation of major high profile urban regeneration schemes in Central London delivered through public, private and community partnerships which includes; Paddington Waterside Development; the development and implementation of the Victoria Business Improvement District; and Kings Cross Central.

Ruth is currently leading the development and implementation of the Cheapside Initiative in the City of London. Her experience has been gained through managing projects in the UK and gaining experience through national and international links for partnership development and delivery of urban regeneration.