Founder and Managing Director of Oaks Civil Construction. Jarrad is a proud Aboriginal man who was born in Perth W.A. Jarrad has family and cultural ties to Malgana and Amangu (Yamatji), Wiradjuri (Koori), Noongar and Kija (East Kimberly’s) traditional owner groups.
Jarrad has extensive experience in Aboriginal employment services and business development. Jarrad has spent the last 9 years working with industry leaders in the civil & build construction and mining industry, State Government and the Federal Government.
Jarrad was drafted into the AFL in 2005 to the Richmond Tigers Football Club at the age of 17 with pick 8 in the national draft. Jarrad debuted in 2006 against the Essendon Bombers in the ‘Dreamtime at the G’ game and spent 4 years with Richmond. Jarrad then went on to play 125 games with East Perth Football club in the West Australia Football League.