Chief Financial Officer
Ruth Ellison has lived in Asia for most of her life and is now based in Cambodia, where she leads the accounting and finance teams at World Hope and ensures transparency, accountability, and integrity within the management of donor and grant funds. Ruth has over 40 years’ experience in finance and non-profits. Prior to joining World Hope, Ruth served as CFO of Hagar International and prior to that, she worked as the Finance Administration Director and later, the Asia Pacific Regional Finance and Grants Advisor for World Vision in Cambodia. Ruth has also worked in finance and accounting for World Relief and Capin Crouse; founded and ran her own successful accounting firm before successfully negotiating a merger for it; and served as Country Director for Catholic Relief Services in Thailand. Ruth holds degrees in Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration from Elmhurst College and the College of DuPage.