Get in touch:
T: +44 (0) 1273 765250

Ruth Wainwright

Ruth Wainwright joined Itad in 2018 as a consultant working in Itad’s Impact Investing theme.

Ruth’s previous work includes performing internal evaluations for international development charities, conducting investigations into financial services markets where ineffective competition was suspected to be harming UK consumers; and consulting on the economics of market investigations, mergers, and abuse of dominance cases.

Prior to joining Itad, Ruth worked as a Senior Associate at the Financial Conduct Authority, conducting investigations into the provision of investment banking services and cash savings products to UK consumers. Previous to this, Ruth worked at RBB Economics, advising clients on complex economic issues and the implications for compliance with competition regimes in the UK and Europe.

Ruth holds a Masters of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Nationality: British
Languages: English
Country Experience:

Senegal, Tanzania


2011 - 2012
MSc Economics
London School of Economics
2007 - 2010
BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics
University of Oxford


2018 - ongoing
Itad Ltd.

2014 - 2016
Senior Associate: Strategy and Competition
Financial Conduct Authority

2012 - 2014
Senior Associate/Associate
RBB Economics