John Ajaka brings his significant experience and expertise in law , politics, social welfare and governance to the Board of Wheelchair Rugby League Australia
John was admitted as a solicitor in 1982 and practiced as a partner in several law forms.
He was a councillor for Rockdale Council 2004 to 2007 and in 2007 , joined the Legislative Council of the NSW Parliament. During the period of 2007 to 2021 , John was the Parliamentary Secretary for Roads and Transport , Minister for Aging , Disability , Youth and Multi Culturalism and President of the Legislative Council from 2017 to 2021.
He is the Chair of NSWRL Foundation and a director with a broad portfolio including: Pacific Group Topco Limited , Waterbrook Bowral Village Management, Deicorp Property Group , The Australian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce , Cosmos Cosmetic Enterprise Pty Ltd , Trovon Australia Pty Ltd and Simple Food Safety Pty Ltd.
John is also the Chair of the Sydney Local Health District Board.