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Philip Taylor, PhD

Director, Research and Graduate Studies
Monash University, Gippsland Campus

Philip joined Monash in March 2010 as Director of Research and Graduate Studies at its Gippsland campus. Prior to this he was Professor of Employment Policy at Swinburne University of Technology where he directed the Business, Work and Ageing Centre for Research. Before this he was Executive Director of the Cambridge Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Ageing, University of Cambridge. He has researched and written in the field of age and the labour market for more than 20 years. He leads a major program of research on ageing workforces. Interests include the management of labour supply, individual orientations to work and retirement, employers’ attitudes and practices towards older workers and international developments in public policies aimed at combating age barriers in the labour market and prolonging working life.