Jac Nasser

Jacques Nasser, AC has more than three decades of experience in large scale, global businesses and over a decade of private equity investment and operating expertise.

Mr. Nasser is on the board of Koç Holdings. He previously served on the board of Fox Corporation as its Lead Independent Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee.

He was most recently the Chairman of BHP Billiton and a Partner of One Equity Partners, a private equity firm. He has served on the Boards of Brambles, Sky, Allianz, and 21st Century Fox until the closing of the merger with the Walt Disney Company.

Mr. Nasser was the President, the Chief Executive Officer, and a Board Director of the Ford Motor Company. His Ford career spanned over 30 years.

Mr. Nasser graduated in Business from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, and received a Doctorate in Technology honoris causa. He has been awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia for service to business, international commerce and as a benefactor and philanthropist to the community. Mr. Nasser has also received the Order of the Cedar from Lebanon and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for outstanding contributions to American Society.

Jac Nasser Scholarship Program

At his alma mater, Jac established the Jacques Nasser Scholarship Fund. Since 2004 this Fund has provided scholarships to RMIT University students to support needs-based students and to enable global entrepreneurship travel experiences.

In 2021 Jac refocused his support to establish the Jacques Nasser Fund for Innovation which provides grants to support start-up enterprises who are leveraging technology and global connectedness to drive positive social impact in the world.