Dr. Sean Taylor is descendent of the Dauareb Tribe, one of the eight tribes of Mer Island in the Eastern Torres Strait region.
Sean has over twenty five years of clinical experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health working at different levels across Australia in range of academic and research interest, as well as clinical practice. Sean currently holds a Bachelor of Nursing Science, Graduate Certificate in Health: Diabetes Management & Education, Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) and a Doctor of Public Health.
Sean currently holds joint appointments as NT Health Executive Director Aboriginal Health and Diversity and Menzies School of Health Research Deputy Director Indigenous Leadership and Engagement based in Darwin and an Adjunct Associate Professor, Public Health and Tropical Medicine with James Cook University.
Sean is currently a member of National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Committee Indigenous Caucus and Consumer and Community Advisory Working Group, also a member of the National Partnering with Consumers Committee. Sean is the current Chair of NT Health, Top End, Big River and East Arnhem Partnering with Consumers Committee, Communicating for Safety Committee, Aboriginal Health Committee, Aboriginal Health Partnership Committee, LGBTQIA+ Health Committee , Multicultural Committee and Chair of the Reconciliation Action Plan Committee with Menzies School of Health Research and NT Health, Top End, Big River and East Arnhem. Sean is also the chair Top End End Pride, President Elect Rotary Darwin Sunrise and a co-investigator on multiple successful nationally competitive grants.