Appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March 2016, Jason Harfield leads a team of more than 3000 people, and is responsible for the safety and efficiency of Australia’s airspace. Jason began his career as a Flight Data Officer in Adelaide in 1989 and brings more than 30 years experience in aviation and the air traffic management industry to Airservices.
Before being appointed as CEO, Jason has been a member of the Airservices Executive Leadership Team since 2005 and held executive leadership roles including leading the safety and future services functions and the transformation of the air traffic services operations.
Prior to this, Jason held operational and senior management positions, including Australia’s Head Air Traffic Controller and Australian Airspace Regulator.
Jason Harfield has an EMBA from Melbourne Business School (Mt Eliza) and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is also a fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Royal Aeronautical Society and is a qualified pilot.
Champions of Change National 2016 Group
Jason Harfield is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2016 Group. The group brings together a diverse range of significant Australian employers spanning government, retail, financial services, energy, mining, consumer goods and professional service sectors. Members are committed to lead and deliver change in gender equality, and drive a sustainable increase in the representation of women in leadership positions.