Misha Kaur

Assistant Commissioner, Design
Australian Taxation Office


Misha Kaur joined the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in August 2019. She has more than 13 years of experience in achieving transformative economic and social outcomes from within government as well as a consulting advisor.

Misha is currently leading an altitude shift to the purpose, vision and role of ATO’s design capability.

She is driving a shift towards a transdisciplinary approach that integrates systems-thinking, design and behavioural insights, in order to more effectively support the ATO and government in understanding and responding to complex challenges.

Most recently this has included designing the Job Keeper program and other Stimulus measures from the 2020 Budget, whilst implementing Systems-led Design within the ATO.