Executive Director – Policy, Advisory & Legal Services (Acting)

Portrait of Andrew PhylandAndrew joined the SRO in late 1997 after completing his articled clerkship and working as a solicitor in private practice for a number of years in Melbourne. He has since worked in a variety of legal, policy and management roles across the office, and was appointed Acting Executive Director – Policy, Advisory & Legal Services Division from January 2015.

The Division’s expert tax technical, legal and policy teams support the SRO’s strategy of maximising voluntary compliance by communicating clear tax technical information to customers and practitioners, resolving disputed assessments, clarifying uncertain areas of law, and recommending legislative change where necessary.