Our Team

Greg Taylor

Greg Taylor

Director, Lived Experience

Greg brings his artistic sensibility to his role, quietly radiating intelligence and creativity. He is witty and sharp, but has a steady and reliable nature that the team greatly appreciates.

Greg’s skills and experience in working with a broad range of people means he is insightful and sensitive, and can adapt to the various daily experiences his role presents in an authentic way. Integrity is important to him, and this shows in his honesty and kind critiques of others when necessary – leading to strong and trusting relationships.

Greg would love to see a legitimate platform for people who have lived experience to be heard, and for this to lead to positive change in our society. He also hopes for a future where uncertainty in our community leaders isn’t seen as a weakness, and curiosity is valued over immediate decision-making.

Career highlights:

  • Writing the business case for the independent lived experience organisation for the alcohol and other drug sector in Tasmania for the ATDC
  • Being the founding studio manager of Spinifex Hill Studio in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

You can find Greg on LinkedIn here.

You can contact Greg here.

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