Jason Schell is the Chief Procurement Officer and the Chief Operating Officer of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. Jason has previously held senior General Manager, Project Director and Vice President roles in mining, industrial and manufacturing industries over the last 25 years.
Jason's background includes large scale project management (EPCM/EPC), procurement and contract management combined with previous infrastructure, operational, strategic planning, human resources, industrial relations and risk management oversight in large world class operations. He has also had experience in transformation projects, working with internal and external stakeholders to optimise organisational structures, improve the value and return on investment and increase productivity.
Jason has previous experience as chairman of community boards and services and industry participation management. Jason holds a First Class Honours degree in Engineering (Metallurgy) from the University of South Australia.