|Training Development and Product Manager|
Greg has presented our plain English Getting to the point® workshops for hundreds of professionals in legal, corporate and government organisations.
His clients range from the NSW Treasury and Department of Premier and Cabinet to the Commonwealth Bank, Parliament of Victoria and Office of the Auditor General in WA. He has also put his legal background to good use at the NSW Department of Attorney General and Justice.
Greg is passionate about plain language, bringing humour and 16 years of training experience to his Baseline and advanced workshops.
Before joining the Foundation, Greg taught nationally recognised business training. He started his training career in Madrid, where he taught English to government and business clients for 7 years. He speaks fluent Spanish.
In his spare time, Greg reads and writes crime fiction. In July 2015, he self-published his first novel.
Greg is actively involved in the international plain language community and became a member of the PLAIN Board in 2014. He co-presented a ‘round robin’ session on dumbing down language and a workshop on persuading clients to adopt plain language at PLAIN 2013 in Vancouver. At PLAIN 2015 in Dublin, he presented a workshop on tone.
Greg is a member of Clarity, the association for plain legal language, and he presented papers at the 2012, 2014 and 2016 Clarity conferences.
In 2015, he spoke on plain language at an adult literacy forum in Tasmania.
He has also served as club president for Toastmasters International, an organisation that improves its members' communication and leadership skills.
Our clients say
Greg is a superb trainer!
Project manager, state university
Greg is a very engaging trainer with great enthusiasm. He was really willing to help improve our writing style and not just focused on delivering information.
Regional coordinator, major government department