Greg is of Ngati Tuwharetoa descent and was born in Taupo in 1953. His working career spanned 38 years in the Timber Manufacturing and Forestry Sector, primarily with Fletcher Challenge and then Carter Holt Harvey.
Prime roles were in Commercial Management with the last six years as Supply Chain Manager for the CHH Woodproducts division. In these roles he was heavily involved in evaluation of investment/divestments decisions and business process improvement.
After returning home to Taupo in 2011 Greg is now firmly embedded in governance and commercial roles with a number of Ngati Tuwharetoa entities.
Greg has served as a Trustee on Enterprise Great Lake Trust since 2012 and now the Deputy Chair.