Chairman, Environmental Defence Society
Gary Taylor is the executive chairman of the Environmental Defence Society. He is an environmental policy analyst. EDS initiated the Land and Water Forum in 2008 and Gary was a member of the small group that worked through a consensus process to produce more than 150 recommendations on freshwater reform. Gary has been a director of a number of public sector entities including in the water, transport, regional funding and health sectors and has been a city and regional councillor. He was awarded a QSO for services to conservation.