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Ruth Faulkner - Partner

With over 30 years’ experience in accountancy, finance and governance combined with both academic and professional qualifications, Ruth is an expert in her field. Her focus is upon assisting organisations secure financial sustainability, establish meaningful strategies, and implement systems to drive productivity and enhance governance. Ruth works closely with her clients and mentors many business owners and leaders to achieve their goals. She is known for her perceptiveness, her professionalism, her practical approach to problem-solving and her genuine desire to see her clients succeed.

In addition to her work as a business consultant and Chartered Accountant, Ruth is a recognised risk specialist and chairs several local and national audit and risk committees. She is also an experienced Non-Executive Director in the health sector. Ruth is an advocate for women in leadership and is a past president of the Cassowary Coast Business Women’s Network.

  • Chair: Mareeba Shire Council Audit Committee
  • Chair and Non-Executive Director: Neami National
  • Non-Executive Director: Australian Physiotherapy Association and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Risk Specialisation Committee
  • Graduate Member: Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CA Risk Specialist
  • Member of the Professional Association of Dive Instructors
  • Past independent member and Chair: Cassowary Coast Regional Council Audit Committee
  • Past President: Cassowary Coast Business Women’s Network
  • Past Non-Executive Director: Northern Queensland Primary Healthcare Network
  • Past Non-Executive Director: Australian Chocolate Pty Ltd
  • Past Independent Member: Townsville City Council Audit Committee
  • Past Independent Member: James Cook University Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Past independent Member: Australian Physiotherapy Association Audit and Risk Committee
  • BSc (Honours) Accountancy and Financial Analysis: University of Warwick (UK)

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