Andrew Mills

Principal Fellow

The Tax Institute


Andrew Mills currently undertakes a number of roles in the tax profession - Director of Tax Policy & Technical at The Tax Institute, a Senior Fellow at Melbourne University Law School, a member of the Australian Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association and a member of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Advisory Board.

Andrew has over forty years’ experience in a variety of roles in the tax profession, most recently as Second Commissioner of Taxation from 2013 - 2019 where he had overall responsibility for the ATO’s law practice, including law interpretation, dispute prevention and resolution, and the ATO’s role in policy and law design. Prior to his time as Second Commissioner, Andrew was a Director at Greenwoods & Freehills for more than 20 years and Managing Director of the firm from 2006 to 2011.

Andrew is a former President of The Tax Institute and a former Governor of the Taxation Research Foundation. He has also spent time as an in-house corporate advisor, involved in Treasury and ATO engagement on behalf of industry bodies, as well as in a range of roles in the ATO in the 1980s. Andrew holds qualifications in Business and Law and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.