LBMA appoints Deputy Chief Executive
The London Bullion Market Association is pleased to announce that Ruth Crowell has been promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Executive of the LBMA, with immediate effect.
Ruth has worked for the LBMA for the past six years, most recently as its Commercial Director, primarily responsible for the strategic commercial development of the Association, including Intellectual Property, Communications, and Events. Ruth also acts as the LBMA’s main contact for regulatory affairs. She is responsible for the Association's work on supply chain due diligence, especially with regard to the Responsible Gold Guidance. She also represents the Association at industry, governmental and multi-stakeholder regulatory forums. Most recently she served as the co-facilitator of the OECD Gold Supplement Drafting Committee.
Prior to joining the LBMA, Ruth worked in bank finance and US corporate law at the law firms of White & Case and Norton Rose, as well as acted as a monitor at the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva.
She has an MSc in History of International Relations from the London School of Economics and a degree in English Literature from Kenyon College in Ohio.
Commenting on the appointment, Stewart Murray, the LBMA Chief Executive said:
“It is truly a pleasure for me to be able to announce this richly deserved promotion. The appointment reflects Ruth’s increasing experience of a wide range of bullion market topics and the tremendous contribution she has made and continues to make to the success of the LBMA”.
David Gornall, LBMA Chairman noted:
“Ruth has successfully engaged with regulators, government agencies and lawmakers this year, in order to serve our goal of achieving a greater influence within the broader bullion market. These efforts have helped the Association to increase its profile within this critical area. The result of these efforts, places the LBMA in a first class position to enable it to serve its members and the bullion market as a whole”.