Managing Director and CEO
LLM, B Ec , LLB (Monash) Chartered Tax Advisor, Barrister and Solicitor (Vic); Affiliate Financial Services Institute of Australia
Jason has over 20 years’ experience in transactions and advisory specialising in Asian markets, investment management and the resources sector.
Prior to EMR, Jason was a partner of KPMG in Australia for over 13 years where he was Partner in Charge of KPMG Australia’s Asia Practice, China Practice and India Practice, at different times, and a member of KPMG Australia’s leadership team. In these roles, Jason was the head of KPMG Australia’s businesses across all service lines (transactions, mergers and acquisitions, advisory, tax, and audit) for the Asia Australia corridor.
During his career at KPMG, Jason led many major mergers and acquisitions transactions and spent a considerable proportion of his time on the ground in Asia, especially China, working with resources companies, investors, commodity end users and governments.
Jason was also advisor to major funds management institutions. Jason was a Board Director of the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) (2008–2015) and President of the Victorian Branch of the Australia China Business Council (2008–2015). Jason is a Chartered Tax Advisor and an Affiliate of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA).
Jason graduated with a Masters of Laws, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics (Majoring in Accounting) from Monash University, Australia, and is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
He was also a member of the Australian Government’s Tax Treaties Advisory Panel and the Australian Government’s Tax Reform Consultative Committee.