Kevin Taylor is a Yamatji-Noongar man and head of Indigenous education development at the School of Indigenous Studies at The University of Western Australia. Kevin has an Indigenous health background lecturing within the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health in the medical faculty and has since transitioned to supporting the agenda of Indigenous education strategy and development, focusing on university wide Indigenous education initiatives.
Kevin was previously the Director of the Berndt Museum of Anthropology at UWA and is an associate investigator on an ARC funded project - Transforming Indigenous Health and Wellbeing. Previous research includes engaging Indigenous elderly in the community, contributing to the development of a quality of life tool. In addition Kevin has had success in developing new ways of learning delivering Indigenous content through animation via a public health grant.
Kevin has utilised his ability to navigate Indigenous and western perspectives in working with the Rio Tinto Communities and Social Performance team as Business Parter post Juukan Gorge, supporting the management of social and cultural risks.