Paul Laxon

Office Managing Partner Brisbane, Queensland

Paul Laxon is EY’s Queensland Managing Partner and Oceania Tax Leader for Energy.

Previous experience

Paul has over 29 years’ experience in advising public and private sector clients across the infrastructure, asset management and energy/utilities industries. Paul joined EY in 2002, most recently serving as Tax Leader for the Brisbane office, as well as EY Oceania Tax Leader for power, utilities and infrastructure. Paul was also a member of EY’s Asia-Pacific Advisory Council (Board of Partners) from the EY Asia Pacific area’s inception in July 2010 through to June 2015.


Paul has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Fellow of Tax Institute of Australia and an Affiliate of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Paul has extensive experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence related work and IPO transactions.


Paul chairs Hear and Say – a local charity that provides services to children with hearing disabilities and their families.