Michael Wachtel’s primary business experience is global in nature and predominately in the area of large complex international business. Through various leadership roles in the professional services industry, he has extensive experience in organisational leadership, finance, risk management and governance including as former chair (Asia Pacific & Oceania) of Ernst & Young. Mr Wachtel co-authored the BCA White Paper ‘Removing Tax Barriers to International Growth’ (2001). He is currently retained as a senior advisor to Credit Suisse (Australia). Mr Wachtel is also a board member of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and the St Vincent’s Medical Research Institute, past president of the International Fiscal Association (IFA Australia), and past member of the Tax Advisory Board of the Melbourne University Law Faculty.