Giles Hurst is the Chief Executive Officer at The Tax Institute, leading the strategic vision of our organisation.


Professional background

Giles has diverse commercial experience with an international career spanning almost 30 years, with leadership experience gained across European and Asian markets. He spent 10 years based in London with American Express where he led payments and travel related businesses, before moving to Australia in 2004 to help the Australian and New Zealand business navigate regulatory changes in the payments landscape. He then enjoyed working at Westfields as Head of Retail and Business, followed most recently in senior executive roles at Thomson Reuters, where he gained a keen appreciation for the Tax, Legal and broader Professional Services environments.