Rose is passionate about building ethical and productive workplaces. She leads Worklogic’s consulting projects on organisational values, risk management, business ethics and corporate governance. Rose also creates digital products to build better teams and is an acclaimed speaker and author.


Rose Bryant-Smith is a highly sought-after advisor to Australian employers. Known for her astute problem-solving and strategic thinking, Rose has experience across a range of industries, including health, manufacturing, education, banking, construction and the public sector. She takes a flexible approach, understanding the specific complexities of the case and her client’s broader interests.

Rose is consistently sought by clients to manage complex, politically sensitive, business-critical projects. Clients trust Rose with cases involving anti-corruption commissions, unions, media and other external stakeholders, and other legal and reputational risks.

She is interested in high-impact projects such as:

  • Designing programs to minimise the risk of illegal and inappropriate conduct in the workplace;
  • Investigating complex and serious misconduct and potentially criminal activity in the workplace;
  • Assisting clients to respond to interventions by external regulators;
  • Designing and implementing Codes of Ethics; and
  • Coaching of senior executives who have been accused of integrity breaches.

Rose and Worklogic Director, Grevis Beard, co-authored ‘Fix Your Team‘, a comprehensive, practical guide to identifying and addressing the causes of team dysfunction, published by Wiley in 2018.

Together with Grevis and Lisa Klug, Rose has also published a highly-praised book entitled “Effective Workplace I A Practical Guide for Australian HR Professionals”.   The second edition of this book “Workplace Investigations” was published in 2018 by Wolters Kluwer to rave reviews.

She is also author of ‘Investigator Wellbeing Praemia’ (Porter Press, 2014) and ‘Inherent Dignity: A Human Rights Law Guide’ (Mercy Global Action, 2017).

Rose is on the Committee of the Australasian Association of Workplace Investigators, a member of the International Women’s Forum and a professional company director in the healthcare sector. Before starting Worklogic in 2007, she was a Senior Associate in major Melbourne law firms.


  • Human Rights Law Research Fellow, Mercy Global Action at the United Nations (2016)
  • Risk Management and Compliance (SAI Global)
  • Driving Strategic Impact (Columbia University, New York)
  • Postgraduate Banking Law (Monash University)
  • Company Directors’ Diploma (Australian Institute of Company Directors)
  • Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethics and Leadership (St James Ethics Centre / Melbourne Business School)
  • Certificate III in Investigation Services
  • Licensed Investigator under the Private Security Act 2004 (Vic)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) (University of Melbourne)
  • Certified Professional, Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Graduate Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

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