Grant Musgrove, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Grant Musgrove

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 28-Mar-1968

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Profession: politician

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Grant Musgrove

  • Grant Steven Musgrove (born 28 March 1968) is Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR), the peak industry association for the resource recovery industry.
  • He is a regular media commentator and key note speaker on Resource Recovery and Recycling Industry internationally. A former Australian legislator, he was the member for Springwood in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1998 to 2001, representing the Labor Party. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics, and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Environmental Planning, at Griffith University and started his career in landfill re-mediation before becoming a policy officer in 1992 in the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
  • In 1996 he resigned from the public service to a take a position as an economic and environmental issue management consultant.In 1998, Musgrove was elected as the Labor member for Springwood.
  • Musgrove secured the largest swing to a government member in the 1998 Queensland state election (11%) and was elected as its youngest member.
  • Musgrove's election on a narrow margin of 1% enabled the formation of the first Beattie minority government.
  • Musgrove was appointed to the Queensland Innovation Council (developing the Queensland Innovation Strategy), the Queensland Public Works Committee and Chair of several Budget Estimates Committees.
  • Musgrove subsequently resigned from Parliament after he admitted to the Shepardson Inquiry into electoral fraud that he had "probably" falsely enrolled electors.Musgrove went on to work as a government relations consultant then as Senior Adviser in the Chancellery at Griffith University.
  • Musgrove is also on a number of boards, councils, expert government committees and advisory boards in relation to resource recovery and resource efficiency and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Musgrove is a board member of the following associations: - National Packaging Covenant Industry Association (NPCIA) - Founder of circulareconomy.org.au - NSW Business and Financial Model Working Group - Sustainability Victoria Integrated Waste Management Expert Reference Group - Queensland Container Deposits Scheme Advisory Group - Queensland Energy from Waste Working Group - United Nations Centre for Regional Development: International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA) As a CEO of ACOR, Musgrove has been a regular media commentator on the Courier Mail, Business Environment Network, ABC Radio, etc., to address many issues related to the resource recovery industry.

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