As Deputy Secretary, Financial and Commercial, Jon is responsible for Financial Operations, Commercial Operations, and the Infrastructure and Housing Group.
Originally from Australia, Jon has held senior executive roles within the public and private sectors spanning over 25 years. Most recently, Jon had responsibility for driving a major public sector reform programme as Director-General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet with the Queensland Government.
Jon has a strong background in capital markets and investment in major infrastructure assets. As Chief Executive of Prime Infrastructure, Jon led the acquisition of one of the world’s largest coal export terminals and the subsequent successful ASX listing of the investment fund. During his time as a senior executive of the Queensland Treasury Corporation, Jon was responsible for delivering the Suncorp-Metway merger and a major report to government on rail industry reform.
Throughout his career Jon has held a number of directorships including with the Australia and New Zealand School of Government and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, and was a member of the Brisbane G20 Steering Committee, and member of the Council of Australian Governments Senior Officials Group.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Queensland, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
During their spare time, Jon and his partner, Linda, enjoy running, swimming, hiking and travel.