Greg was brought up in Japan and educated in the UK. After reading Japanese at the University of Sheffield, he worked in Japanese local government and then the airline industry before joining Intralink as its general manager in Tokyo in 1996. He spent 10 years working in the company’s Tokyo office, growing the team from two to ten and delivering work for clients across a broad range sectors. In 2001, he set up the company’s operation in Shanghai, followed by similar operations in South Korea and Taiwan. In 2005, he relocated to Shanghai and three years later to the UK. In 2010, he was appointed group CEO and in 2011 led a successful debt-financed management buy-out.
Today Greg leads a team of over 140 full-time employees across 15 offices in Europe, Israel, Asia and the United States. The company continues to support western companies expanding in East Asia, Asian companies wishing to collaborate with innovators and tech companies in Europe, America and Israel, and government agencies seeking to promote international trade and investment.
Greg is a fluent Japanese speaker and is based in the company's UK-based head office.