Jason is the Expansion Director for Australia and New Zealand and played the role as the Global Director of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances with NEM.io Foundation based in Melbourne, Australia. NEM.io Foundation is embarking on a global expansion plan and Jason will focus on driving partnerships to increase the adoption of the NEM blockchain technology.
He is also affiliated with Next Money, Blockchain Centre and is a founding member of the FinTech Association of Malaysia. Apart from that, Jason is the co-founder Consortio, a commercialisation consulting firm, InsurTech startup PolicyStreet (which raised USD500k) and Finnext Capital, a smart city accelerator programme based out of Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
He is a deal-maker, community-builder and entrepreneur with a background in business development, client proposition, digital enablement and innovation & commercialisation consulting. He started his career with Standard Chartered Bank’s international programme having worked in front line customer-facing roles, Wealth Management, CEO’s Office, Commercial & Retail Banking with business exposure in Singapore, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. He has been a speaker, judge, mentor, consultant and investor in startups and is familiar with working with the private and public sector including regulators and incubator & accelerator programmes. Jason’s thoughts on FinTech has been featured on Bloomberg TV Malaysia and various mainstream and online media publications.
Jason is currently enrolled in the Emerging Leaders Development Programme with Eagles Leadership Institute and holds a Masters of International Business and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Tasmania, Australia and had attended executive programmes in strategy and management with Cambridge Judge Business School.