Ruth joined SMBC Aviation Capital in May 2017. Ruth previously worked on the aircraft finance and leasing team in McCann FitzGerald where she qualified as a solicitor in January 2016. Prior to her qualification, Ruth did secondments in Standard Chartered Aviation Finance and SMBC Aviation Capital. In advance of joining McCann FitzGerald, Ruth gained experience in a range of positions including a legal internship in Capitol Hill Washington D.C., a stage in the European Parliament in Brussels and as a researcher in the University of Victoria, British Columbia. Ruth holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University of Limerick and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Trinity College Dublin.