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Advisory panel members

A high level Advisory Panel assists the Board in carrying out its activities, including by contributing to the Board’s real time policy advice to the Treasurer, advising on the quality and effectiveness of tax legislation and recommending improvements to support the general integrity and functioning of the tax system.

The Panel draws together some of Australia’s leading taxation professionals who have agreed to voluntarily contribute their knowledge and expertise in assisting the Board with its work. Panel members are appointed on the basis of their individual capabilities and expertise, not as representatives of particular interests.

The Panel provides an important additional source of advice to that provided by the business, professional and other community representative organisations with which the Board has developed close working relations.

Membership of the Advisory Panel will change from time to time and will be reviewed periodically by the Board. The current members are:

Panel Member Position Organisation
Mr Michael Barbour General Manager, Group Tax Westpac
Mr Paul Balkus Partner Ernst & Young
Mr Steve Baxter Director Indirectax.net
Mr Patrick Broughan Partner Deloitte
Mr Michael Carruthers Tax Director Knowledge Shop
Mr Peter Collins Partner PwC
Mr John Condon Assistant Tax Director BP Australia
Mr Michael Croker Tax Australia Leader CAANZ
Mr Jason de Boer Partner – Tax BDO
Mr Philip Diviny Partner K&L Gates
Mrs Teresa Dyson Partner Deloitte
Mr Michael Fenner Taxation Manager Chevron
Mr Mark Ferrier Executive Director Macquarie Group
Mr Michael Flynn SC Barrister  
Mr Geofrey Fooks Group Taxation Manager, Group Tax Westfarmers
Dr Brett Freudenberg Associate Professor – Taxation Griffith University
Mr Tony Frost Managing Director Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills
Mr Mark Goldsmith Partner Deloitte
Ms Heather Gray Partner Hall & Wilcox Lawyers
Mr Kevin Griffiths Partner Ernst & Young
Mr Tony Greco Senior Tax Adviser Institute of Public Accountants
Mr Matt Hayes Director – Tax KPMG
Mr Stephen Healey Partner Grant Thornton
Mr Paul Hooper Group Head of Tax Lend Lease
Mr Nick Houseman Partner PwC
Mr Trevor Hughes Partner Ernst & Young
Mr Peter Janetzki Partner Ernst & Young
Mr Anthony Klein Partner PwC
Mr Michael Lawry Taxation Manager Santos
Ms Jasmine Leonard Principal Advisor – Tax Advisory Rio Tinto
Mr Adam Levin Partner Jackson McDonald Lawyers
Mr Michael Longes Head of Tax Sunsuper Pty Ltd
Mr James Macky Partner KPMG
Mr Larry Magid Partner Allens
Ms Anthea McKinnell Vice President Treasury & Taxation Woodside Energy Ltd
Ms Jane Michie Head of Group Tax BHP Billiton
Mr Mark Molesworth Partner BDO
Professor Ann O’Connell Director of Studies, International Tax and Tax Melbourne Law School
Ms Katrina Parkyn Partner King & Wood Mallesons
Mr Michael Perez Partner King & Wood Mallesons
Professor Dale Pinto Professor of Taxation Law Curtin Law School, Curtin University
Mr Anthony Portas Head of Tax, Asia Pacific Anglo American Metallurgical Coal
Mr Tony Principe General Manager, Taxation Origin Energy
Mr Brian Purdy Head of Tax South 32
Mr John Rawson Partner Deloitte
Ms Premila Roe Vice President Tax Asia Pacific BHP Billiton
Mr Hayden Scott Partner PwC
Ms Shannon Smit Director Transfer Pricing Solutions
Mr Steve Southon Chief Tax Officer NAB
Professor Miranda Stewart Director Tax and Transfer Policy Institute
Ms Ruth Stringer Partner King & Wood Mallesons
Ms Judy Sullivan Partner PwC
Mr Paul Suppree Assistant Director Corporate Tax Association
Mr Reynah Tang Partner Johnson Winter & Slattery Lawyers
Mr Vic Timos Group Tax Manager Incitec Pivot
Mr Con Tragakis Chairman of Partners KPMG
Mr William Thompson Managing Partner, Brisbane Minter Ellison
Ms Coralie Trotter Business Tax Manager, Integrated Gas Shell Australia
Mr Chris Vanderkley Tax Director GE Corporate
Professor Richard Vann Challis Professor of Law University of Sydney
Mr Grant Wardell-Johnson Partner, Australian Tax Centre KPMG
Mr Steve Westaway Partner – Private Advisory Grant Thornton
Ms Sue Williamson Partner Ernst & Young
Mr Ken Woo Partner PwC