Michael Eyers AM

Chair 

Michael Eyers has combined commercial legal practice with executive roles in the public sector and experience as an investment banker.  Michael has worked extensively as a consultant to Government or on Government projects, particularly during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, in infrastructure and in the preparation of legislation. A solicitor, he has been a partner in a number of firms and is now the solicitor director of General Counsel Pty Limited. Michael has also worked in land and housing policy and administration in Commonwealth and State governments, including as Department of Housing CEO in New South Wales. He has been a Visiting Fellow at UNSW Law School and has held visiting teaching roles in other faculties and other universities. His community service includes involvement with both the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the Public Interest Law Clearing House in their early years and more recently has been on the board of the Black Dog Institute and a trustee of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.