The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Mr Chris Jordan as Commissioner of Taxation. He will be appointed for a seven-year period and will start in the position in 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.
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.