(Global Brand and Goodwill Advisor)
Dean Jones is a leading Australian Cricketer.
He started his career in the 1981–82 with Victoria in the Sheffield Shield. He was selected on the 1984 tour of the West Indies.
Between 1984 and 1992, Jones played 52 Test matches for Australia .
Jones was one of Australia’s most successful batsmen in One Day International matches. In 164 matches he scored 6,068 runs, including seven centuries and 46 half centuries, at an average of 44.61.. Jones played in the 1987 World Cup winning team, and was noted for his electric running between the wickets, outstanding out-fielding and aggressive batting especially against fast bowlers.
Along with his prolific cricket skills, for over 20 years Dean has offered his services to charity in many ways.
In 2012, Dean worked as an Ambassador for MS Australia which raised over $500,000 from his Ashes Trek from Melbourne to Sydney.
Dean is a credited level III coach and has consulted Australia, NZ and India with tours to Australia over the various years.
Dean also has advised The Academy of Excellence in Queensland, Victoria and NSW on a variety of cricketing matters over the years.
He is part owner of Australian Cricket Camps where they coach over 3000 children per year in cricket camps throughout Australia.
In 2000 was voted in the ICC World ODI Team of the Century.
In 2006 Dean was awarded the Order of Australia by the Prime Minister Mr John Howard.
In 2007 was the Creator and Executive Director of the Indian Cricket T20 League. Dean was involved with all aspects of running the League, to its stars signings and doing the television production.
In 2007 Dean was voted in the Greatest Australian ODI Team of All Time.
Dean has also been the South Australian Batting Coach from 2011-13.
From 2014 Dean became a Director for Major Events Group (MEG).
Dean is the current coach of Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League franchise (in Dubai) – winning the Championship in the first year – February 2016.
Duties and responsibilities: Global Brand and Goodwill Advisor