About Ruth Knight

I gained my PhD from QUT by studying organisational culture and change. This research has led me to support organisations and leaders to develop engaged, adaptable and productive workplaces that dramatically increase staff loyalty and productivity.


  • Completed PhD at QUT in Organisational Culture and Readiness for Change
  • Masters in Business
  • Graduate Certificate in Community Child and Adolescent Health
  • Advanced Diploma in Community Organisation Management
  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
  • Diploma of Counselling
  • Registered General Nursing

Conferences and speaking engagements

Title: Strategies For Amazing Team Performance
StreetSmart Business School
July 2014

Title: Supporting Your Team Through Times Of Change
Volunteering Queensland
May 2014

Title: Sustainable organisations and best practice
CPA Australia Conference
March 2014

Title: Using Logic Models to Measure Your Outcomes
Measuring Outcomes Conference
February 2014

Title: Running programs for girls and what happens when they have purpose.
Priority One: The 3rd Mental Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention Conference
August 2011

Title: Working With Girls
Youth Affairs Network of Queensland State Conference
July, 2011

Title: Youth At Risk
University of Queensland Lecture
August 2010

Title: Building the resilience of teenage girls and what happens when they have purpose
Coping, Resilience and Hope Building Asia Pacific Regional Conference
July 2010

Title: Working With Girls
Christian Schools Australia State Conference

Title: Developing a Caring Organisation
International Not-For-Profit Convention and Exhibition (INCE)

Title: Identifying Youth at Risk
Christian Schools Australia State Conference