• Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)
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Matthew Jackson


Matthew is the Chief Executive Officer of Parks Victoria

Matthew joined Parks Victoria as Chief Executive Officer in February 2017.

Matthew has been involved in nature-based tourism and education for most of his career. He has extensive experience in environmental research, conservation, wildlife management, operational management and stakeholder relations. He has also worked in the private sector in marketing and distribution.

Prior to Parks Victoria, Matthew was the Chief Executive Officer at Phillip Island Nature Parks. He oversaw significant change at Phillip Island Nature Parks that involved a high level of community consultation and the delivery of major environmental outcomes and significant new tourist attractions.

Matthew holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University.

Matthew is a Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) and a Club Melbourne Ambassador.