Ruby Wax is a successful comedian, TV writer and performer of over 25 years. Ruby was appointed Chancellor of the University of Southampton in May 2019, and additionally holds a Master’s degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University. She is also a Visiting Professor in the School of Mental Health Nursing at the University of Surrey, as well as holding an Honorary Doctorate from the School of Psychology from The University of East London and University of Staffordshire.
In 2015 she was awarded an OBE for her services to mental health. Ruby is the author of four Sunday Times best- selling books, and in March 2017 launched Frazzled café in partnership with Marks & Spencer, where it’s “It’s OK to not be OK.”