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Chris Oliver-Taylor

Council Member (Convocation appointment)

Chris Oliver-Taylor, CEO Fremantle Asia-Pacific

Mr Oliver-Taylor was previously Managing Director of Matchbox Pictures from 2011-2018. During his tenure at Matchbox Pictures, the company commissioned The Real Housewives franchise for Foxtel, 7 Types of Ambiguity and Barracuda for the ABC, and Safe Harbour and Date My Race for SBS. Matchbox won 20 AACTA Awards, an International Emmy, nine Logies and nine Screen Producers of Australia Awards with Chris at the helm. Prior to joining Matchbox, Chris was the ABC’s Head of Production, with overall responsibility for the production and delivery of the entire ABC TV slate as well as the financial management, business affairs, scheduling and broadcast operations of ABC TV. He began his career at the BBC in London, working on the Top of the Pops, The Generation Game, Match of the Day and Westminster Live. He currently sits on the Boards of VicScreen, MediaRing. the Fremantle Global Board and Screenworks.