Dr Judy Kent

Chair, Board of Governance

Dr Judy Kent’s career as an organisational and executive consultant spans 30 years. In that time she has worked with senior executives from a wide variety of industries and countries to help them improve their leadership capability while achieving business results in an uncertain global environment.

Judy has worked as an Associate with Melbourne Business School-Mt Eliza Executive Education for 14 years. In that capacity she designs and delivers customised and open leadership programs for many public, private and not for profit organisations. She is also an executive coach.

In her own business Judy consults with managers, executive teams and Boards to help them achieve outcomes while reflecting on their group dynamics, their individual roles and their ability to influence their environment and the engagement of their people.

Judy’s study through the RMIT COS Group in organisational role analysis and systems thinking complement her passion for helping people thrive in organisations. She believes in using theories and tools as an aid to understanding the complexity of organisational environments.

Dr Judy Kent


Doctorate in Organisation (Human Systems and Psychodynamics), RMIT University.

Masters of Applied Science (Organisation Dynamics), RMIT University.

Diploma in Education, Monash University.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Flinders University, Adelaide.

Waite Board Step Program.

Accreditations / Certification

MBTI (EII), FIRO-B, Looking Glass (CCL), Skillscope, Benchmarks, Hogan 360, The Leadership Circle, Belbin Team Roles, DISC, ODi programs: FADE problem solving, Voice of the Customer, Process Improvement, Managing for Productivity.



Macpherson Kent, J (ed.), Sutcliffe, AC, Collett, A and Charlton, B. 2015.  Our Mothers (A sociological study of the mothers of a cohort of primary school students in Adelaide 1962)  Wakefield Press, Adelaide.

Macpherson Kent, J (ed), Collett, A. 2014. Our Fathers, (A sociological study of the fathers of a cohort of primary school students in Adelaide 1962). Wakefield Press, Adelaide. 

Journal Articles

‘Envy or Simple Lack of Respect?  Why all the Hype about Generational Differences?’ Socioanalysis Journal, vol 14, 2012.

‘Blessed Are the Cheesemakers: How a Leader Takes Up His Role as a Transformational Leader and the Subsequent Impact on the Organisation’ SocioAnalysis Journal, vol 7, 2007.


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