Michael West

Michael West has worked as a journalist, stockbroker, editor and finance commentator and operatesÊmichaelwest.com.au, an independent websiteÊwhich focuses on investigations into multinational tax avoidance and the energy sector.ÊWest worked for eight years for The Australian newspaper and another eight years for Fairfax Media. His work has led to parliamentary inquiries into corporate tax avoidance and the electricity networks. Last year West was appointed an honorary professor withÊUniversity of SydneyÕs School of Social and Political Sciences.ÊThe role is to work with the SchoolÕs Sydney Democracy Network, particularly addressing money in politics and the intersection between government and big business.Ê