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"Chris Jordan AO was appointed as the Commissioner of Taxation on 1 January 2013.
Chris has broad experience in tax policy and law development and implementation, having held influential roles in the private sector and as a government advisor to both Labor and Coalition governments.
He was the Chair of the Board of Taxation from June 2011 to December 2012 and a member of the Board since its inception in 2000. He also served as Chair of the Business Tax Working Group from 2011-2012 and as Chair of the New Tax System Advisory Board (1999-2001) which advised the government on the implementation of the GST. He was a member of the Policy Transition Group that consulted with the mining industry about the resource rent tax (2011-12).
Chris had over 30 years of experience in the professional services sector and was Chairman of Partners for KPMG New South Wales from 2001 to 2012 giving him a broad perspective and insight into leadership, business and regulatory issues.
Until taking up his role as Commissioner of Taxation, Chris was the Chairman of the Committee for Sydney, a Director of the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Childrens’ Hospital Foundation as well as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee for the NSW Art Gallery.
Chris has a Master of Laws (Sydney University) and Bachelors of Commerce and Law (University of NSW). He is a Chartered Tax Adviser of the Tax Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.