Ruth Mathews

Ruth Mathews

Senior Manager / Coordinator, Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management (S2S Platform)Water Cooperation and Diplomacy
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Ruth brings her holistic, pragmatic approach to building bridges between parties with diverse interests to find innovative win-win solutions to water challenges. She works with public and private stakeholders at all scales to promote the adoption of policy and practice that enable people and nature to flourish.

With more than two decades of experience, Ruth shares her deep knowledge of the impacts of human activities on riverine, coastal and marine ecosystems to projects that reduce those impacts through improved governance and bottom-up engagement.

As Coordinator of the Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management (S2S Platform), she provides strategic leadership to the multi-stakeholder initiative whose members strengthen partnerships across the land-water-coast-ocean continuum, grow understanding of the need for and benefits of source-to-sea management, build commitment to source-to-sea action and take action on the ground.