Ruth Johnstone is the Executive Director of The Caledonia Foundation.
With a career spanning non-profit, corporate, government and philanthropy Ruth is passionate about social justice in connecting people and organisations with the strategic advice, resources, networks and capacity to enable positive change in the community.
Previously Ruth held senior executive and management roles at Social Ventures Australia, NSW State Government and the Australian Institute of Management – VIC. Ruth is an advisor to The Mirabel Foundation and the Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS). She also volunteers to mentor skilled migrants into employment pathways for the Community College in East Sydney and received Most Valuable Player Award from Career Trackers, Australia’s first indigenous internship program in 2012.
Ruth holds tertiary qualifications in humanities and social sciences from the University of New England (UNE) and completed the CHANGE UP Leadership Program – a high impact leadership program focused on providing executives with the tools to unlock their potential for success.