Jason Eades, CEOJason is CEO of Welcome to Country and brings a deep passion and experience in Indigenous affairs and is a proud Aboriginal man born and raised on Gunnai country in south-east Victoria.
Prior to joining W2C, Jason was a Director in the Consulting Team with Social Ventures Australia, the inaugural CEO and a co-owner of PwC Indigenous Consulting. He has worked with clients on a range of engagements including organisational strategy, operational planning, program development, review and evaluations, Indigenous engagement, and Indigenous employment.
Previously he has held CEO and senior management roles in the non-profit and government sector. In 2016 Jason was recognised by the Prime Minister as an Indigenous Innovator and Entrepreneur.
Jason is the Chair of Culture is Life, non-Executive Director of the Copyright Agency and a committee member of the Australia Council for the Arts First Nations Strategy Panel.