Jonathan O’Dea MP

Jonathan O’Dea entered NSW Parliament as the Member for Davidson in 2007. He served as Chair of the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee from 2011-2015, and until recently was Parliamentary Secretary for Major Events and Tourism as well as for Trade and Investment. He is now the Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and Treasurer.

Jonathan’s previous community activities included periods of service on the Boards of education and charity organisations, and as a local government Councillor. He started his professional life as a lawyer before moving into senior and general management roles with various financial services businesses. Jonathan has also served as company director for corporate entities, including a health insurer with over $2 billion annual turnover.

His formal qualifications include Bachelor degrees in Arts and Law and Master degrees in Law and Business Administration. A lifelong resident of northern Sydney, Jonathan lives with his wife and four children.