Matthew Taylor is CNBC's Australian Reporter providing live, up-to-the-minute updates on breaking business and financial stories from our Australian bureau. Based in Sydney, Taylor provides market reports into CNBC's morning programs including Squawk Box Asia.
He has over a decade of experience in broadcast journalism and during his tenure at CNBC has covered some of the biggest news stories to break in Australia including the Sydney siege, leadership spills and political turmoil from the nation's capital and interviewed key players during Australia's presidency of the G20 summit.
Taylor regularly interviews Australia's leading executives, politicians and global decision makers including IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, past and present Australian Treasurers and Finance Ministers as well as New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key.
Prior to CNBC, Taylor worked at Australia's Network Ten and started his career with well known Australian financial journalist David Koch and his company Palamedia, providing business news content to Sky News and the Seven Network Australia.
Taylor has a Bachelor of Media degree from Sydney's Macquarie University and is a keen swimmer.
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