Jason was born in Chichester, West Sussex and attended Littlemead Grammar school. Jason is a fourth generation showman and his family travelled in the early days then settled down in Selsey, West Sussex where they operated an amusement park as well as AGCs and FECs on the south coast and in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Working in the family business Jason’s duties were across the board running the park as well as the arcades until 1991 when Jason then left the family business and worked for Southern Games (Jersey) Ltd and operated casinos on cruise ships and land based all over the world operating in many varied jurisdictions until 1998.
In 1999 Jason married Amanda. Jason then moved his family to Cornwall in 2003 where they now operate AGCs.
Jason is a passionate Bacta member and has been a member of Bacta for more than ten years, his Father and Grandfather were also bacta members before him. He was the Chairman of Division 3 as well as the Regional Chairman for the West of England. He has most recently held the position of Vice President and President of Bacta, a role which has been very successful and during his time as President he has raised the public affairs face of Bacta and increased the membership to its highest level of the last 10 years. He is a very hands on operator and, when not lobbying on behalf of the gaming industry he is his arcades every day overseeing the day to day running as well as keeping a watchful eye on any future expansion plans for the business.
Jason has also organised various Charity events working nationally with Bacta and Rays of Sunshine, Bacta’s chosen Charity and Jason raised in excess of £20,000 personally for Rays of Sunshine.