• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0043

Medd, Ruth

(1950 – ) Ruth Medd
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 21 April, 1950, Stoke Trent England
  • Occupation IT professional, Public servant, Public speaker


Ruth Medd has served on the Board of Directors for the National Foundation for Australian Women since 1997. Her ongoing interest in the advancement of women is focused on increasing women’s representation on Boards of Management and educating women about investment. She has been a senior manager in the telecommunications field.


Ruth completed a Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Computing Science from Adelaide University. She has also studied Accounting at the Australian National University.

Ruth was appointed Executive Director of the Australian Association of National Advertisers (1997-98); Senior Executive, Telstra (1991-96); and General Manager, Australian Broadcasting Tribunal (1988-91).


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  • Board Member
    • National Foundation for Australian Women (1989 - )
  • Presided
    • National Foundation for Australian Women (1989 - )