Jake Briggs, Managing Director, Culture Connex
Jake Briggs is a proud Wonnarua/Kamilaroi man who resides on the Central Coast NSW. As a C5/C6 Quadriplegic, Jake is a passionate advocate for people with disability. Currently Jake is the Managing Director for Culture Connex, an NDIS service provider with 21 registered classes licensed to operate in all States and Territories.
Prior to Culture Connex, Jake was predominately operating out of Sydney CBD as a Project and Business Development Manager within the disability sector for First Peoples Disability Network. Jake has prior experience working in senior management roles, representing First Peoples living with a disability and complex cases of individuals navigating their way through the NSW criminal justice system. Jake currently holds advisory roles on disability topics nationwide, for government and private sectors.
With lived experience and passionate about disability and all facets of life, Jake has produced a podcast Keep Rolling with Jake Briggs. Giving people from all walks of life from disability, music, sport, Aboriginality, technology, the environment, society, medical, infrastructure, comedy and culture a platform to tell their story.