Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Diploma of Business
Graduate Certificate of Applied Management (AFAC Executive Development Program)
Jon joined Terramatrix in 2007 after nearly 15 years working for the CFA in bushfire management and community safety. His final position at CFA was Executive Manager Fire Management Planning Systems, leading the Department responsible for risk-based community safety service delivery planning and performance measurement.
Jon has more than 20 years fire fighting experience and, for a number of years, was a regular guest instructor at the CFA Training College Fiskville and Australian Emergency Management Institute. He was involved in the establishment of Community Fireguard and responsible for the introduction of competency based training for Municipal Fire Prevention Officers. He has taught on CFA's WMO Site Assessment course and is currently an instructor on the Building Commission/CFA short course in Development and Building in Bushfire Prone Areas.
He has conducted a number of major fire reviews and has appeared as a witness in the Victorian Coroner’s Court and before Parliamentary Enquiries.
Jon believes in employing evidence-based decision making to fire management planning, and utilising a suite of complementary fire prevention and community safety programs.