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Mr 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).