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.