Jason Roberts

Founder/CEO

Jason Roberts entered the ECEC sector in 2013 as CEO of G8 Education. He spent four years in senior executive positions before transitioning out of the business in January 2018. His time at G8 has given him a very valuable insight into the managing of large child care business and all the successes and challenges that come with them. Since leaving G8 Jason has continued to actively consult to the ECEC sector as an advisor, and work toward launching The Sector website. Jason has significant business and financial experience having previously worked in a range of roles in London, Singapore and Australia. Jason is married with two beautiful sons, aged 3 years and 1 years old both of which are enrolled in early education centres close to where he lives on the Gold Coast. Jason’s key role at The Sector is to oversee strategy, provide opinion pieces and cover sector news.

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Articles by Jason Roberts

Busy Bees revises Think Childcare takeover proposal, lifts offer price by 20%

Busy Bees Early Learning Australia (Busy Bees) has increased their cash offer for ASX listed provider Think Childcare by 20 per cent, to $2.10 per security after having seen their previous offer of $1.75 matched by rival bidder Alceon Private Equity on 24 December 2020.

4 days

by Jason Roberts

Toddle completes 2021 integration and development roadmap just weeks after acquisition of Care for Kids

In the wake of the acquisition of well known childcare centre search and comparison platform Care for Kids last month, Toddle has finalised it’s integration and development roadmap which will see a range of exciting new product and technology developments rolled out across both platforms in 2021.

3 weeks

by Jason Roberts

Alceon reenters Think takeover fray, matches Busy Bees offer, confirms ownership of 19.23% of company

In a surprise move, Alceon Private Equity has reentered the Think Childcare takeover fray with a revised offer of $1.75 per security, matching Busy Bees’ current offer, but have gone one step further by confirming that they have acquired 19.23% of Think Childcare securities in on market purchases.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

2020 NQF Annual Performance Report captures key trends in pandemic hit year

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) have released their 2020 National Quality Framework (NQF) Annual Performance Report.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

Think boosts guidance again as Alceon withdraws from takeover, Busy Bees remains in the frame

Think Childcare Group has boosted CY020 guidance, the second increase in two months, as strong trading in November and positive conditions in December push expected earnings up by a further 9 per cent whilst also confirming that early bidder Alceon have withdrawn their takeover proposal and that Busy Bees remains in the frame.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

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