Large Business Stewardship Group

The Large Business Stewardship Group is one of the eight stewardship groups that comprise the ATO’s consultation framework.

The ATO consultation protocol underpins the ATO’s consultation framework arrangements.

The Large Business Stewardship Group:

  • consults on high-level, significant matters where the outcomes are considered to be in the national interest
  • provides opportunities to discuss the strategic direction of the tax system – specifically, opportunities for improvements to its administration – and supports key relationships that reflect the broader community
  • membership comprises representatives from the ATO, key industry and representative bodies, and large business
  • is co-chaired by the Corporate Tax Association and the ATO.

The Large Business Stewardship Group will work to provide an effective and dynamic approach to community consultation and engagement in relation to the design and administration of the tax system by the ATO.

Contact details

To contact the secretariat of the Large Business Stewardship Group, email


Membership – guiding principles

  • Membership of stewardship groups will reflect the broader community with which the ATO seeks to consult, and each group will comprise representatives from different sectors of the community.
  • Membership of any consultation group is at the discretion of the relevant stewardship group chairs and is subject to the relevance of a stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise of the subject matter, and their potential to contribute to outcomes that are in the national interest.
  • Items that satisfy the selection criteria for consideration are to be researched and developed prior to being presented by a member to the group for consultation.
  • Membership is for a term of two years. Members may be reappointed for a further term of two years at the discretion of the stewardship group chairs.




Business Council of Australia

Pero Stojanovski

Corporate Tax Association

Michelle de Niese

Law Council of Australia

Dr Niv Tadmore

Property Council of Australia

John Avery

Big 4 Representative

Paul McCartin (PwC)

Westpac Banking Corporation

Michael Barbour


John Ciardulli

Seek Limited

Gary Elvin



IBM Australia and New Zealand

Robert Zizic

Lend Lease

Paul Hooper

Ramsay Health

Dayani Perera

‘Group of 100’ representative

Andrew Porter, Australian Foundation Investment Co.

BHP Billiton Pty Ltd

Premila Roe

Origin Energy

Tony Principe


Geofrey Fooks

Federal Treasury

Maryanne Mrakovcic




Second Commissioner, Client Engagement Group

Neil Olesen

Deputy Commissioner, Public Groups and International

Jeremy Hirschhorn

Deputy Commissioner, Indirect Tax

Tim Dyce

Assistant Commissioner, Public Groups and International

Megan Yong

Secretariat (administrative support)

Julie Lee


Minutes of meetings held in the past three years are available below.

To get other minutes for this group, email and specify what you require. We will acknowledge your request within one working day and provide the requested minutes within five working days.

Last modified: 21 Oct 2016QC 43723