Dai Mason

KSJ, MSc (Eng), Master of Technology Management (E-Business)

Dai qualified as a Civil and Structural Engineer working on projects in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Great Britain. He managed consulting offices for major engineering consultants in Australia and was the General Manager for a design and construct company in Indonesia. As a Director of his own company he extended his expertise to Project Management, Business Organisation and training of Frontline Managers having consulted to organisations such as Queensland Rail and National Energy Company Limited (PNG)

He joined the Rotary Club of Nerang, on the Australian Gold Coast in 1979, when he was the manager and Associate Director of a large consulting company. As a Rotarian he was President of the Rotary Club of Ashgrove The Gap, Governor of Rotary District 9600 (2012-2013) which included Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Nauru.

Past district positions included Assistant Governor and Youth Director, Chairman of the National Engineering Summer School, Group Study Exchange Team Leader to Japan, Chairman of the Rotary Foundation Alumni in D9600 and Past Director Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS), D9600 representative on the Council of Legislation in 2016, RAM chair for D9640 and a project volunteer in the Solomon Islands.

Currently a member of Rotary Club of Samford Valley in D9620. Member of the committee on the Malaria Vaccine Project; Campaign Manager for the Global Fund and RAWCS-RAM partnership to raise USD$12m towards the elimination of malaria in PNG, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste and Vanuatu; Director of Membership and Ambassador Program for RAM-Global. Chair of the Global Malaria Congress 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. Initiator of the March Against Malaria, a program to raise funds for Malaria.

Dai is keen to see the elimination/eradication of Malaria throughout the world.

His experience in management, organizational and IT skills as well as practical communication activities will contribute to the process of eliminating malaria.