Jason Falinski

Jason Falinski

Jason Falinski was a member of the Australian Parliament until 2022.  In his six years as a member he chaired two key economic oversight committees of the House of Representatives.  The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has oversight of Treasury, the RBA, APRA, ACCC and ASIC.  As Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue he was responsible for oversight of the Australian Tax Office.

There are seven parliamentary reports under his chairmanship covering topics from housing affordability, taxpayer advocate, common ownership, retail corporate bonds, the operation of the Reserve Bank during Covid, shareholder class actions, among others.

  Prior to that he established and ran CareWell Health a health care furniture and equipment manufacturer.  Before this he was Group Executive, Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions at Insurance Australia Group.

Since leaving Parliament he has established Procare Help and Ergo Videatur.  He also chairs Airtrip.

He holds degrees in Agricultural Economics from Sydney University, a Masters of Business Administration from AGSM, Graduate Diplomas from the Securities Institute of Australia, Australia Institute of Company Directors and completed a course at Cambridge University on the transition to NetZero.

Work History

2022 Chair, Airtrip

2016 – 2022 Member for Mackellar, Australian Parliament

Chair, House of Representative Standing Committee on Economics

Chair, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue

Chair, Coalition Treasury Backbench Committee

2014 – 2016 Consultant NSW Government

Privatisation, Poles and Wires

Deregulation of Point to Point Transport

2005 – 2015 Managing Director, CareWell Health

2000 – 2005 Group Executive, Strategy and M&A, Insurance Australia Group

South East Asia Expansion Strategy

Australian M&A Activity

Demutualisation of NRMA

1996 – 2000 Manager, Operation Efficiency, Credit Union Services Corporation

Corporate Affairs and Policy


  • Bachelor of Agricultural Economics, Sydney University
  • Masters of Business Administration, AGSM
  • Transition to NetZero, Cambridge University
  • Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance and Investment, Securities Institute of Australia
  • Company Director Course, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Director and Founder of the Centre for Independent Studies

Professor of Public Policy and Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University


Sociologist, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney.
Author of The New Authoritarianism

Director, Free Market Foundation, (Hungary)

Health Director, Health and BioSecurity, CSIRO

Director and Founder, Academy of Ideas, London, (UK)

Founder and CEO, Cognoscenti Group

Executive Director, The New Zealand Initiative (NZ)

Australian writer and columnist for the News Limited Press

Research Director, CIS

Programme Co-ordinator of the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, The University of Western Australia

Chinese Canadian human rights advocate

Senior Research Fellow, Culture, Prosperity & Civil Society Program, CIS

CEO and Founding Director, China Matters

Former Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives and Cabinet Minister

Pro Vice-Chancellor Arts and Academic Culture, and Professor of History, Australian Catholic University

Cancer researcher and clinical oncologist, with Genesis Care Newcastle

Founder and President, Middle East Forum, publisher Middle East Quarterly Journal, (US)

Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne

Senior Research Fellow and Director, Culture, Prosperity & Civil Society Program, CIS

Internationally acclaimed novelist and journalist, (US)

Head of Economic Research, Reserve Bank of Australia

Executive Director, CIS

Professor of Economics at Stanford University; Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and Chair of the Working Group on Economic Policy, (US)

UQ-CSIRO Chair in Personalised Nanodiagnostics, Professorial Research Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland

Diplomat, American Board of Pathology

Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure

Liberal Party Member for Berowra

Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011, Chairman & CEO of Geoff Raby and Associates Ltd based in Beijing

Director of China and Free Societies program, CIS

Senior Research Scholar, Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University, (US)