Professor Philip Taylor has 30 years of experience as a researcher, policy writer and advisor on workforce ageing. He has written over 160 books, journal articles, book chapters, reports and commentaries on issues including individual orientations to work and retirement, employer behaviour towards older workers and developments in public policy aimed at prolonging working life. He has provided advice to senior politicians and served on a number of public committees in Australia, the UK and elsewhere. He has won major competitive grants from: ARC (Australia), SSHRCC (Canada), and the ESRC (UK) (@$5 mill) and substantial consultancy funding from various Australian, European Union and Singaporean agencies (@$2 mill), among others. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and Associate Editor of the journal Ageing & Society. He was the 2018 Australian Association of Gerontology Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow on the topic of work and ageing.
- PhD - Applied Psychology - Cranfield Institute of Technology 1989
- MSc - Applied Psychology - Cranfield Institute of Technology 1987
- BSc (Hons) - Psychology - Bolton Institute 1985
- Human resource management
- Organisational behaviour
- Research methods
Professional memberships and associations
- Fellow, Gerontological Society of America
- Chair, Older Workers Interest Group of the Gerontological Society of America
- Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Gerontology & Geriatrics Education (GGE)
- Consulting editor for the journal Work, Aging and Retirement
- Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Aging and Social Policy.