Jason Falinski was elected as the Member for Mackellar at the 2016 election.Jason has over 25 years’ experience in business, including founding his own company in 2004 designing and manufacturing health care equipment and furniture for age care homes and hospitals. Prior to this he worked in roles in financial services, banking and corporate governance. He served on the former Warringah Council for 4 years and is passionate about improving the lives of residents on the Northern Beaches. Jason holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia and a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics from the University of Sydney.During his first two years in Parliament, Jason has established a reputation as a strong and tenacious fighter who refuses to duck the big issues; this has been highlighted by his recent appointment as the Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue. Jason has a proven track record of delivering for the Beaches. Jason is ‘born and bred’ on the Northern Beaches with his family living here for over 50 Years. He is married to Nichola, has a young daughter and lives in Collaroy. He is a self-described economics nerd, 80s music tragic, nippers dad and rugby nut.