Ruth Manning - Northern School of Contemporary Dance


Director of Finance and Resources

BSc (Hons), FCA, CTA

Role and responsibilities:

As a member of the Leadership Team, Ruth contributes towards the strategic direction, corporate policy making and development and delivery of NSCD objectives. Her primary role is to oversee the management of the School’s Finance and Resources functions in order to ensure operational efficiency, the implementation of best practice and regulatory compliance.




Career history

Ruth is a graduate of Durham University, a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. She has worked in a number of commercially focused roles within the Financial Services Sector where she latterly held roles at Finance Director level. Ruth has always been committed to the creation and development of the best possible opportunities for young people and has previously been a volunteer trustee of two locally based charities. This interest led to a move into the Education Sector five years ago and her subsequent appointment as Director of Finance and Resources at NSCD in December 2015.

Ruth was also appointed as a Board Member of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund in August 2017