Operations Research Analyst, Queensland Health
Ruth is a mathematician specialising in operations research, programming and statistics. She has a PhD in Mathematics from Queensland University of Technology with a focus on dynamic task scheduling for a hospital emergency department. She has worked across multiple industries including defence, sustainable transport and healthcare. As an analyst and researcher, her quantitative skills deliver critical insight and decision support. Her core focus is on modelling and analysis to improve healthcare delivery. Ruth is also a keen promoter of STEM careers through science outreach programs such as QUT Extreme Science and Soapbox Science.