Greg is an experienced commercial lawyer and company director. He has had a long involvement in the business of sport including founding his own sports management company in 1999 which trades as Experience Group today. He is recognised as a specialist in this area.
At present he is a director of New Zealand Cricket and the International Cricket Council (ICC), was previously a chairman of Northern Districts Cricket and was a director of Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2015. He was also a director of Rugby Sales Limited which was a commercial partner involved in Rugby World Cup 2011. In 2005 he was chairman of Lions Hospitality Limited which delivered a successful hospitality solution for New Zealand Rugby around the Lions tour of that year. He acts as an advisor to various other sporting entities or businesses.
Greg is chairman of Pacific Forest Products Group, Franchised Businesses Limited and Boffa Miskell as well as NZX/ASX listed company Smartpay Limited. In 1997 he was a founding principal of commercial law firm Claymore Partners and became a consultant to the firm in 2013 to focus on professional directorships and advisory work. He is a chartered member of the NZ Institute of Directors.
Warren is currently Managing Director of FHG Ltd a company he founded in 2005.
FHG Ltd is a highly successful sports rights consultancy business, and as its principal Warren has over 25 years' experience at securing, designing, building and exploiting commercial rights models associated with sport and especially rugby.
He has a prestigious portfolio of clients including the Crusaders, Highlanders, OAMM Ltd and Ticket Direct and is a shareholder or director of several private and public companies in property, tyres, rugby, hospitality and technology. Warren was previously a director of New Zealand's largest coffee importer.
Warren has introduced literally hundreds of brands to sports properties in New Zealand and Australia in the past 25 years and specialises in complex sports rights transactions and especially sponsorships.
Based in Christchurch, Warren has a passion for the rebuilding of his city after the well-published earthquakes of the past 5 years.