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Jason Brown

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


Jason Brown is the National Security Director for Thales in Australia and New Zealand. He is responsible for international trade and security liaison with government, law enforcement and intelligence communities to develop cooperative arrangements to minimise risk to Thales and those in the community that it supports.

Before joining Thales in 2004 Jason had 27 years experience in Commonwealth Government with appointments which include;
• Assistant Secretary – Defence Imagery and the Geospatial Organisation,
• Director General – Safety, Compensation and People Development,
• Assistant Secretary – Defence Security,
• 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. Including;
  • Member of ASIS International Standards and Guidelines Commission 2007 to 2015.
  • Senior Regional Vice President ASIS International Group 20 2009 – 2012,
  • Member of the National Centre for Security Standards from 2006 – 2011.
  • Chair of Australian Defence Security Committee 1999 – 2002.

Current boards and committees include;

  • Chair of Australian Standards Committee (MB25) for Security and Resilience.
  • Chair of the International Standards Committee for Risk Management (ISO TC262).
  • Convenor Working Group 8 Supply Chain Security of ISO TC292 Security and Resilience
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.
  • Member of the ISO JTC1 – SC27 Cyber Security
  • Deputy Chair of the Forum of Australian Security Executives (FASE)

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.

20-21 October 2022

Protective Security in Government Conference