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Jason Brown

(PSG Ambassador)
Principal Advisor, Security and Risk, Board of Thales ANZ



Jason Brown is the Principal Advisor on Risk and Security to the Board of Directors, Thales Australia and New Zealand.

Before joining Thales in 2004, Jason had 27 years experience in Commonwealth Government with appointments which include;

  1. Assistant Secretary – Defence Imagery and the Geospatial Organisation,
  2. Director General – Safety, Compensation and People Development,
  3. Assistant Secretary – Defence Security,
  4. Various appointments in the Attorney General’s Security portfolio in the areas of counter terrorism and security policy and investigations


He has served on a number of senior boards and committees in both the Public Sector and Private Institutions.

Boards and committees include;

  1. Chair of the International Standards Committee for Risk Management (ISO TC262) 2017 o 2023.
  2. Member of the Governance Advisory Committee of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.
  3. Member of the ISO JTC1 – SC27 Cyber Security
  4. Deputy Chair of the Forum of Australian Security Executives (FASE)
  5. Chair of Australian Council of Security Executives
  6. Member of the ISO Climate Change Control Committee
  7. Chair of the Sectara Board

Jason has a number of publications in the areas of client service, risk management, event management, intelligence management and security.  He was awarded the Australian Security Medal for Conspicuous Service in February 2011.  In 2019 IFSEC International recognised him in the top 20 globally influential persons in Security and Fire Management.

He is a Fellow of the following organisations

  1. Institute of Strategic Risk Management
  2. The Security Institute
  3. Australian Security Leaders Climate Change Group
  4. Australian Risk Policy Institute



1-2 NOVEMBER 2023

Protective Security in Government Conference