Executive Director (Ports & Airports), National Transport Research Organisation (NTRO) 

Executive Director (Ports & Airports), National Transport Research Organisation (NTRO) 

Jason Sprott is a Senior Executive with substantial environmental planning, sustainability, master planning, major projects and corporate planning experience across 30 years. He is the National Lead for Ports & Airports with the National Transport Research Organisation (NTRO) in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

His port industry experience spans two decades - including 10 years at the Port of Brisbane as the Manager of Strategy & Planning during the port expansion phase, introduction of the third stevedore and extensive industrial / semi-commercial development focussed on sustainable operational outcomes.

Between 2011 and 2022 he managed his private consulting practice Sprott Planning & Environment specialising in master planning, supply chain protection, sustainability, environmental management, major project approvals, and corporate advisory work with both private sector and government clients across Australia and New Zealand.

He has been commissioned by both Commonwealth and State Governments and has represented Australia at a global workshop at UN headquarters in Geneva focussing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

He has authored National Industry Guidelines covering Master Planning, Supply Chain Protection and co-authored guidelines on Sustainability Strategy Development and Port Dredging. Jason is a ‘Sir Winston Churchill Fellow’ and has travelled to professional forums across Asia, Europe, the USA, Canada, New Zealand the Middle East.

He has attended Greenport Congresses in Amsterdam, Baltimore, Oslo and Bruges. He holds a Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning, a Master of Science and has completed Executive Education through Cambridge University focussed on Business Sustainability