On November 12th, 2012 the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, and Assistant Treasurer announced the appointment of Mr Chris Jordan, AO as the Commissioner of Taxation effective 1 January 2013.
Mr. Jordan is currently Chair of the Board of Taxation. He has been a member of the Board of Taxation since its inception in September 2000, becoming Deputy Chair in January 2005 and then Chair in June 2011. He is also currently Executive Chair of Chase Corporate Advisory, Chair of the Committee for Sydney and also serves as a board member of the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Mr. Jordan was previously Chair of KPMG New South Wales and Partner in Charge of the New South Wales Tax and Legal Division of KPMG. He also served as Chair of the Business Tax Working Group and Chair of the New Tax System Advisory Board.