Michael Taylor

Michael-TaylorMr Michael J Taylor AO FTSE
Chair of the Victorian Agricultural Advisory Council; Fellow of the Centre for Strategy and Governance; Principal Foursight Associates; Former Secretary of State and Federal Government Departments; Chair Murray Darling Basin Authority

Mr Taylor currently holds a few board positions and undertakes some advisory work. He has had more than 15 years of extensive experience at chief executive level and a decade as a Board Chair and Director. CEO roles include Secretary to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport – Australia (2007-09), Secretary to the Department of Transport and Regional Services – Australia (2004-07) and Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry – Australia (2000-04).  Prior to that, he was responsible for the leadership and management of three Departments for the Government of Victoria (1992-2000) (Agriculture; Energy and Minerals; and Natural Resources and Environment), and was Chief Executive of the Australian Dairy Industry Council (1991-92).