Mark Taylor is a Professor of Environmental Science at Macquarie University. His research program investigates environmental pollution and risks to human health from aerosols, dusts, sediments, soil and water. He works in range of locations across Australia, including Broken Hill, Darwin, Mount Isa, Port Pirie and Townsville. His experience includes being a former Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. He provides expert evidence and advice to government, industry, lawyers and community on a range of environmental matters, particularly environmental pollution. He has published > 100 research papers and a similar number of other research reports.