Riley Taylor is the Chairperson of the Australian Conservation Alliance (ACA) and is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts and Laws (Honours) at Macquarie University Law School in Australia. He has previously published on the topic of offshore wind energy in student publications, and in peer reviewed journals on the topic of High Court litigation concerning tortious liability. Riley also assists in research for the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Innovation and Transformation, an energy law think tank based in Macquarie University.
In his role as Chairperson of the ACA, Riley engages with key stakeholders in industry, politics, and academia to formulate market-based policies in the environmental and energy space. Under his leadership the organisation has been advocating for the reform of the Australian offshore wind laws to incorporate an ecosystem-based approach and introduce a comprehensive marine spatial planning framework.