Jason Collins was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Australian Business Council in October 2007. As CEO, Jason carries overall responsibility for the delivery of the Council’s core programmes, membership and relations with Australian and European government agencies, chambers of commerce and industry, and other non-government organisations.
From 2010 to 2013 he was the inaugural Chairman of the European Business Organisations Worldwide, an association of European business organisations and chambers of commerce spanning five continents.
His previous experience includes working as an advisor and Chief of Staff in the NSW Parliament (1995-1998). From 2000-2002 Jason was Executive Director of the NSW Millennium Forum. In 2002 Jason co-founded Matrix Corporate Marketing, an advisory firm which assists companies on international business strategy, regulatory issues and stakeholder management.
He is a board member of the Australia Youth Trust, a former Chairman of the Australasian Sponsorship Marketing Association, Board Member of the Australia Asia Young Leaders Program and Fellow of the University of Melbourne’s Myer AsiaLink Leaders Program.