Ruth Philips

Ruth Philips

Head of Training Delivery

Ruth Phillips is an award-winning project and programme management professional with over 25 years of experience in leading strategic change initiatives. As the Head of Training Delivery at Parallel since 2024, Ruth excels in facilitating, training, and coaching with a collaborative leadership style. Her extensive experience across public, private, and third sectors enables her to translate client needs into innovative, high-quality solutions.

Courses Ruth Delivers

  • APM Project Fundamentals Qualification
  • APM Project Management Qualification
  • Parallel's Project Management in Practice

Notable Projects:

  • Volvo Logistics (UK): Managed the PMO governing European logistics flow initiatives, enhancing operational efficiency.
  • FGI Limited: Developed and implemented a strategy to transition FGI into an accredited training organization, managing a team of consultants and overseeing quality assurance for training delivery.
  • The Project Hub Limited: Directed key strategic projects, including the development of a bespoke competency framework for BAE Systems IT PMO and training delivery for a national aviation authority.

Education and Professional Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) in Classics from Durham University.
  • Certified in PRINCE2® Professional, Practitioner, and Trainer; Agile Project Management Practitioner and Trainer; MSP®, MoP®, M_o_R®, ITIL® Service Management Expert, among others.
  • APMG Certified STAR® Manager Practitioner.

Ruth brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role as Head of Training Delivery at Parallel. Her ability to engage all organizational levels and deliver forward-thinking solutions has made her a respected leader in the field of project management training. Ruth's commitment to excellence and her innovative approach to training and consultancy significantly enhance the professional development of project management practitioners across various sectors. Her contributions to Parallel and the wider project management community exemplify her dedication to fostering high standards and driving successful outcomes.

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