Gordon Young is the principal of Ethilogical Consulting. As a professional ethicist he offers extensive understanding of decision-making methodologies, value articulation, challenge management and strategic planning necessary for success in today’s hyper-connected, complex world.
Gordon is a lecturer in Professional Ethics with RMIT University’s School Design, and has worked extensively with volunteer organisations in rural communities, particularly the Centre for Participation’s award-winning Right on Track project in 2016. He has also provided consulting services to the St James Ethics Centre, Australian Scout Association, Rotary Australia, Centre for Sustainability Leadership, Laneway Learnings, and Australian Volunteers for International Development.
With over a decade of experience as a consulting project manager, Gordon is highly effective in understanding the specific needs and interests of clients and adapting tools to serve them. Having worked in highly diverse environments including community development, government, technical consulting and international aid, Gordon understands the importance of matching stakeholder needs against the economic realities of business management, and assists his clients in striking that critical balance.
Gordon holds a Masters of Professional and Applied Ethics from Melbourne University, and a Bachelor in Social Science: Environment from RMIT University. He is also a Fellow of the Centre for Sustainability Leadership and a member of the St James Ethic Centre, Australian Association for Professional & Applied Ethics and Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.