Scott Jones was appointed group chief executive of Navitas in July 2019 having been chief executive of careers and industry division in December 2016, global chief executive of SAE Institute since 2014, and chief operating officer since 2013. Prior to his role at SAE, Mr Jones was executive general manager responsible for Navitas’ Student Recruitment Division from 2008 to 2013, director of marketing and admissions at Curtin University in Sydney from 2005 to 2008, and marketing manager from 2001. He has a strong track record of strategic growth, organisational performance and leadership, both within Navitas and SAE, and within the FMCG sector prior to that. Throughout his career, Mr Jones has gained significant international experience as well as contacts and partnerships across the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East. With over 20 years of commercial and strategic experience, he started his career with Coca Cola Amatil and the Mars Corporation in sales and marketing roles.