He is passionate about collaborative solutions and effectively using data analytics and visualisation, which he has brought to extensive work across sectors including skills and higher education. This builds on his academic background in sociology and public economics.
Jackson previously worked at the Eidos Institute, helping to design MindHive, an online platform for crowdsourcing expertise to address policy and business problems. He holds a Master of Arts (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) (Honours) from Oxford University.
Jackson is an avid Sydney Swans supporter and will continue to go to Melbourne every time they make a grand final, no matter how bad the result.