Clinton Scott-Knight is a proud Wiradjuri/Ngunnawal man from Canberra, ACT. Clinton has over 15 years’ experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs and has held many senior level positions at nation, state and community levels. Nationally, Clinton has held management roles in a diverse range of areas, including National Primary Industries Manager (IBA), National Link-up, Indigenous Social Inclusion Company and Aboriginal Corporation for Sporting and Recreational Activities. Clinton is now the proud operator/owner of his consultancy business National Indigenous Training Employment Solutions (NITES) and joined the AILC family in 2017, facilitating Indigenous Leadership and Mentoring courses (accredited and non-accredited) as well as cross-cultural workshops.
Clinton is also a proud AILC Alumni member, with a Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership and Certificate IV in Leadership and Mentoring. Clinton has been a qualified trainer/assessor for the VET sector for many years, with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Like his professional roles, his qualifications are diverse as well, including a Certificate IV in Community Activities, Diploma of Business and is now currently studying his Bachelor of Arts – Psychology.
Clinton has had many years’ experience in delivering accredited training and prides himself on his ability to design and implement programs which are relevant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Clinton’s training and facilitation style has put him in a valued position amongst his peers and is a much sought-after trainer. Some of his achievements include ACT Trainer of the Year Award (2008), Runners Up – Australian Training of the Year Award (2008), AIM Young Indigenous Manager of the Year Award (2009), NAB Schools First Award (2010) and the ACT VET in Schools Award (2010), and Runners Up – APS Diversity Award – 2017.