After completing a Bachelor of Arts at UQ, Greg left Australia and worked in several education and technology roles in Osaka, Japan. He returned to Australia five years later with a renewed interest in higher education and commenced work at QUT. During his 14 years there, Greg held several professional and academic roles (including a year living and working at a distance in Barcelona) and completed a PhD that focused on higher education teaching and learning innovation.

More recently, he worked at the University of New England as Director, Learning Futures, and later as Director, Teaching and Learning.

Greg completed an Executive MBA in 2019. Greg is a long-standing fan of teaching in higher education, learning design and educational technology.