Jason joined Variety NSW as Regional Director in February 2016. Prior to joining the team Jason spent 10 years as the Executive Officer of the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation which is one of the largest philanthropic foundations in regional Australia. During this time Jason oversaw the assessment and delivery of more than $15 million in grant funding for than 350 community projects across regional NSW.
Prior to this Jason worked in a range of business development and corporate partnership roles in both the local government and commercial sectors and is committed to helping Variety to grow its profile and fundraising capacity in regional areas to ensure it can support more children into the future.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Social Science (University of Newcastle) and a Masters of Business Administration (Charles Sturt University) and is a parent to two healthy and happy children. Away from work Jason loves spending time with his family, playing golf, supporting the mighty Parramatta Eels, paddle boarding or enjoying everything the Newcastle region has to offer!