SA Ambulance has announced the appointment of Mr Jason Killens as their next Chief Executive Officer. The service provides emergency, non-emergency, rescue ambulance services and support services across the state. Jason is currently Executive Director of Operations with the London Ambulance Service in the UK.
Jason joined the LAS when he was 21 years old as an emergency medical technician, treating patients in East London. He went on to take up senior roles leading teams of ambulance staff before being promoted to Director of Operations in 2013. His responsibilities have included strategic planning and command of major public events. He was the Service's Strategic Commander for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.