Greg started his advertising career in despatch at McCanns in 1973. In Greg’s 30+ years in advertising, he has worked for a number of high profile creative agencies; DDB, Burnett’s & JWT. In 1997 he launched Mindshare’s Melbourne office as Managing Director and has worked for WPP/GroupM for over 25years. More recently Greg was the Marketing & New Business Director of Mindshare North America, based in New York for 7 years. In that time the agency was incredibly successful and was named AdWeek’s Media Agency of the Year for winning in excess of a billion dollars in new business!
Greg transferred back home to Australia in 2007 working in a similar role to the US across GroupM’s 4 media agencies. Greg is involved in a number of industry committees ( Vice Chair MFA Awards ) and has received numerous industry accolades eg. Media Person of the Year, Media Manager of the Year Asia Pacific etcÉ He is also a qualified Coach as recognized by The Australian Institute of Executive Coaching.
Greg also volunteers for a number of charities including The One Water Foundation and consults Pro Bono to the Sydney Film Festival. Greg is passionate about nurturing and mentoring young talent and helps various industry bodies in this important area, eg. Mediaworks ,MFA NGen, Cannes Young Lions, Spikes Young Media Academy ,GroupM Accelerate & Drivers Seat Training programmes.