Ruthann Bowers

Primary Focus

Fixed Income

Capital Markets


Foreign Exchange

Ruthann is currently an Executive Director with Options Group, based in the London office. She originally joined Options Group in New York in 2005, and relocated to Hong Kong in 2010. She focuses specifically on key searches specializing in the Fixed Income and Capital Markets spaces, as the majority of her experience lies within both the primary and secondary markets for all fixed income products, structured and derivative inclusive, across sales, trading and research.


Ruthann’s career began in Wall Street at Prudential Securities in the National Sales Department coordinating sales & trading strategies within all fixed income markets. After completing an MBA/Associate Training program, she expanded into the rates market as a trader and developed a tri-party repo program building it to $1billion AUM. She also initiated domestic sales coverage of the Eurobond markets and advised on new products in mortgage-backed, emerging markets, preferred stock and esoteric securities.  In addition, Ruthann worked with top portfolio managers to introduce investment products and strategies, and implemented investor education programs by participating at many national conferences as a core speaker.


Ruthann earned a BA in Psychology and Economics from the University of New Hampshire.