Rod Jones is Chief Executive Officer of Navitas Ltd., a world leader in developing and providing educational services and learning solutions. He has been involved in international education since 1987 and, as co-founder of Navitas, is recognized as being instrumental in the successful establishment of the pathway education sector in Australia and around the world.
Rod has more than 35 years of experience in educational administration across both the government and the private education sectors. In 2007, he received an honorary Doctor of Education from Edith Cowan University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of the international education sector both in Australia and overseas, and in 2008 he was named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Australia. In 2010 Rod was recognized by his colleagues with an International Education Excellence Award from the International Education Association of Australia for his leadership in the field of international education.