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Councillor Michael Lyon


Contact: 0435 646 365 / 6684 5205

Michael Lyon was born in Brisbane, went to Brisbane State High School and completed degrees in law and commerce at the University of Queensland. He lived and worked in London for 7 years as an accountant in industry and completed the CIMA professional accounting qualification during this time. After a 2 year spell living in Germany he moved to Byron in 2009 and has been the general manager of Santos Organics since 2012. Michael joined the Byron Greens in 2012 and was elected to council in 2016 on a platform that included supporting the localisation of agriculture, the clean-up of waterways and transparency in decision-making.

Committee Memberships

Cr Lyon is one of the Councillor representatives on the following:

Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce
Byron Bay Liquor Accord
Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee
Coastal Estuary Catchment Panel
Durrumbul Community Hall Section 355 Management Committee
Far North Coast Bush Fire Management Committee
Finance Advisory Committee
Water, Waste and Sewer Advisory Committee
Zone Service Level Agreement Liaison Committee