Ali Noroozi

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)


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Ali Noroozi has Bachelor degrees in Engineering and Law as well as a Master of Laws degree in Taxation. Having worked as an Engineer initially, for the last 30 years, he has exclusively worked in the tax arena both in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Ali is well-known for his achievements as the Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT), a position he held for 10 years from 2008 to 2018. As the IGT, he was the CEO of an independent government agency that scrutinizes the actions of the ATO and the Tax Practitioners Board. He became known as an energetic senior statutory appointee who was highly respected by all side of politics, overseeing a complex regulatory environment. During his tenure, the office of the IGT grew four times in size and its role was expanded to that of an ombudsman with respect to tax administration. In this role, Ali played a major role in delivering improvements and reshaping the tax landscape in Australia.

Ali has also been a partner or held other senior tax roles at large accounting and law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom as well as being the Tax Counsel at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for approximately five years from 2004 to 2008.

Teaching (2024)

Melbourne Law Masters