Ruth's earlier career included over 15 years’ experience as a senior manager in the Australian Public Service and as a Logistics Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. Ruth holds the degrees of Master of Business Administration (University Medallist) and Bachelor of Commerce. She has a Graduate Diploma of Education, Graduate Certificate in Government (Strategic Procurement) and numerous certificates and diplomas across a broad range of procurement and project management disciplines. She is also a qualified mediator.
Ruth Bayley is a recognised expert in the fields of government procurement, project management and contract management. Ruth has worked with Government Skills Australia on two projects to review and develop new national competency standards and vocational qualifications for procurement and contract management.