Chief Executive Officer, European Australian Business Council
Jason Collins was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Australian Business Council in 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, industry groups, and other public and private sector organisations.
He is also the elected Chair of the European Business Organisations Worldwide, a peak association headquartered in Brussels of European business organisations, chambers of commerce, and other organisations across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.
He serves on the advisory boards of a number of Australian and Europe based research centres, industry bodies and is a regular speaker at international conferences and commentator on trade and related topics in the media.
His previous experience includes working as an advisor and Chief of Staff in the NSW Parliament and Executive Director of the NSW Millennium Forum. He is also the Managing Director of Matrix Corporate Marketing, an advisory firm assisting companies on international business strategy, regulatory issues and stakeholder management.
He is a founding director of the Australia Youth Trust, a former Chairman of the Australasian Sponsorship Marketing Association, and former Board Member of the Australia Asia Young Leaders Program.