Staff Profile

Garry Taylor - Director & General Counsel


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

garry-taylorPrior to joining Croesus Project Services as General Counsel, Garry was Head – Legal Compliance of the Sydney Institute of Management. Previously, Garry was Managing Director of an international Investment Bank with offices in Sydney, Vancouver, New York, London, Dublin, Hong Kong and Singapore.

He was also principal of a firm of corporate and industrial law specialists. Those activities involved him in international capital raising, distressed company “turn-arounds”, industrial/workplace relations, negotiation & drafting of contracts, contract management, project management, governance & risk assessment, supply chain management, legal compliance, industrial mediation, adjudication, and environmental sustainability.

FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctorate in Law (Graduand) 
  • Masters Degree in Law 
  • Masters in Environmental Law 
  • Double Masters Degree in Commerce (Organisational Behaviour & Labour Law) 
  • Degree in Commerce / Law (Industrial Relations with Merit) 
  • Degree in Industrial Arts (Engineering & Metallurgy) 
  • Diploma in Teaching 
  • Company Directors Diploma 
  • Certified Adjudicator
  • Certified Commercial Mediator 
  • Accredited Privacy Auditor 
  • Accredited Anti-Bribery & Corruption Specialist 
  • Chairman - Standards Australia Business Governance Committee 
  • Board Member - Australian Corporate Lawyers Association 
  • Director & Co. Secretary - North Sydney Chamber of Commerce 
  • Member - United Nations International Commission of Jurists 
  • Member - Australian Lawyers for Human Rights 
  • Member – Carbon Reduction Institute 
  • Member - Australian Institute of Project Managers

EXPERIENCE/ACHIEVEMENTS

Previous experience includes being: Director of a London based Merchant Bank; CEO of the largest Australian Employers Association in the road transport industry; Executive Director of a Marine Insurance company; Executive Director of a Commercial Finance company; Director of a Medical Research company; Chief Executive of a group of companies involved in gold mining, oil & gas, and building & construction; Managing Director of an FX trading & hedge company; Executive Director of a Technology Transfer company; Managing Director of a management consulting firm; and part-time University lecturer in Law.

Garry is also a regular conference speaker and management educator, focusing on the SME market. Topics include: ‘Attracting and Structuring Equity Capital’; ‘Maintaining Workplace Harmony’; ‘Scoping & Risk Management’; ‘Efficient Tendering Practice’; ‘Maximizing Supply Chain Outcomes’; ‘Best Practice Project Management’; ‘Security of Payments - Tips & Traps’; ‘Identifying and Formalising Contractual Relationships’; ‘Essential GRC Practice & Procedure’; ‘Environmental Legal Compliance’; ‘Board Governance & Directors Duties’; and ‘Law for Non-Lawyers’.