Angus Taylor entered politics in 2013 when he was elected as the Liberal Federal Member for Hume in NSW. Prior to entering parliament in 2013, he was director at Port Jackson Partners where he was a strategy and business advisor on the resources, agriculture, energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, he was a partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Mr Taylor has a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours and University Medal) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney. He also has a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His thesis was in the field of competition policy. Mr Taylor has also founded or advised a number of small, fast growing startup businesses, particularly in the agriculture sector. Mr Taylor served as the Minister for Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity from December 2017 to August 2018. He became Minister for Energy in August 2018 under the Morrison government.
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Minister for Energy; Minister for Emissions Reduction (since 2019)