Ja Turnbull is state manager for both South Australia and Western Australia on behalf of MEGT. He has spent 20 years in the Vocational Education and Training sector, the last 15 years in senior management roles.

Ja has managed multiple worksites and staff, and has experience in financial management, strategy, compliance and policy, and government contracts.

He has developed key strategic relationships within all levels of government and among other key industry stakeholders, and has represented the VET sector on several boards and committees.

His achievements and influence in both state and national roles is well respected both within and beyond the sector to which he has dedicated his career.