Director, Jason Collins was appointed Director Northern Territory Emergency Services on 16th February 2017.
Jason has over 15 years in emergency management executive and leadership roles within government, business and the not-for-profit sector. Including extensive experience in overseeing and empowering large volunteer workforces and working with communities in regional and remote areas.
Previous roles Jason has held include, NSW Deputy State Emergency Recovery Controller, Director of Response and Recovery, Ministry Police and Emergency Services (MPES), Senior Executive Service with NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Manager International and Emergency Services, Australian Red Cross(NSW)
Career highlights include working with the International Federation of Red Cross in Kuala Lumpur in the Asia Pacific Disaster Management Unit and a Special Commendation, Outstanding Leadership from the Queensland and Australian Governments during the Cyclone Larry relief effort.