Ruth Bayley - Managing Director
Before founding Bayley & Associates in February 1996, Ruth had over 15 years experience as a senior manager in the Australian Public Service and as a Supply 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, and numerous certificates and diplomas across a broad range of disciplines.
is highly experienced and is a recognised expert in the fields of procurement, project management and contract management.
is also eminently experienced in the design, development, delivery, and assessment of innovative competency based training.
This provides Bayley and Associates' clients
with access to highly practical, interesting and relevant training and consulting outcomes.
designs and delivers training and assessments to clients at all levels of an organisation, from new starters to senior executives.
Some of her
particular strengths as a trainer are her
ability to adapt the level of training to suit the staff she
is working with and to make potentially dull topics come to life.
is also an author, with published articles, development of training materials at all levels and specialist materials in procurement, project management and contract management.
has worked with Government Skills Australia
to consult widely with industry to review and develop new national competency standards and vocational qualifications in the areas of procurement and contract management.
Ruth is the founding CEO of the Australian Association of Procurement and Contract Management (AAPCM) and is an assessor for AAPCM certifications at all levels.
She is a Certified Practising Project Director with the Australian Institute of Project Management, and is an assessor for AIPM accreditations.
She is also a qualified mediator.
was an ACT finalist in the 2003 and 2008 Telstra
'Australian Business Woman of the Year' awards and 2008 Winner of the ACT Chamber of Women in Business 'Business Woman of the Year' awards.
spare time, Ruth
enjoys languages, reading, and sharing family time travelling, working hard at the gym, and scuba diving.
is based in Canberra and holds a Defence security clearance.