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Monday Club Lunch with Chris Jordan AO, Commissioner of Taxation

Members & Guests are warmly invited to

Monday Club Lunch with Chris Jordan AO, Commissioner of Taxation

"Building Trust and Confidence in Australia's Tax Administration"


Date: Monday 5 September

Time: 12:15pm for 12:30pm - 2pm

Venue: Union Club, 25 Bent Street, Sydney

Price: $30.00, includes sandwich lunch & coffee

Dress: Business Attire

Chris Jordan AO

Commissioner of Taxation, Australian Taxation Office

Chris Jordan AO was appointed as the Commissioner of Taxation on 1 January 2013.

Chris has broad and lengthy 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 has 30 over years of experience in the tax profession; starting his accounting career with the firm Arthur Andersen in 1979, and then working at KPMG for over two decades.

From 2001 to 2012 was Chairman of Partners for KPMG New South Wales which gave him a broad perspective of 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).

We hope you can join us for an engaging discussion.