Over 40 years of business experience in Marketing, Market Research, Internet/Tech, Real Estate, Investment & Property Funds, Fund Raising & Stock Markets, Publishing, & Consultancy with a focus for the last 22 years on the Emerging Markets. Currently Chairman in New Invest co, focused o raising money & investing in Tec, Property & Infrastructure projects, with offices in Monaco, Shanghai, Dubai & Moscow. Chairman of Storewars, a world wide business Simulation/training/coaching business, operating in over 40 countries, working with the majority of the worlds leading FMCG & Retail Food businesses. 2003 – current. Involved in Russian Real Estate over the past 18 years, introducing the first significant International Bank loan to a Russian developer ($500m) in 1995; taking the founder of Raven Russia to Moscow, helping raise the initial $300m/Purchase initial industrial site/project for $74m. Organizing in 2007/8 a property investment fund of $180m. Executive Chairman of Knight Frank Russia from 2003 till 2008, responsible for the growth of the business & strategic development. Chairman of Chesterton International real estate in Russia and the South of France, Chesterton Cote du Azur from 2009 to 2013. Frequent speaker throughout Europe/Asia on market, retail, internet & developments across these sectors. The keynote speaker at the first HP conference for 5 years in Asia (Macau, autumn 2013), presenting “key trends in internet and retail, worldwide” to the leading 450 retailers in Asia/Greater China. Early roles included, CEO of GFK Russia, Chairman of The Russian Market Research Company (RMRC). CEO of Publishing Holdings, MD of ICD, International communication & Data. Chairman of London & Sussex securities ltd. In early 2014 Greg’s will launch his 3rd book on “E-Retail”, 2014 “History of FMCG” the details behind the worlds leading 18 consumer-facing companies. 2012 “Storewars” the battle for mindspace & shelfspace. Professor, of modern marketing & internet at IUM (International University of Monaco) , together with regular gust speaking engagements in universities across Asia & Europe. Involved in politics’, a candidate for the UK, Conservative party for the European parliament from November 1991, previously a consultant on modern electioneering techniques to central office. Chairman of conservatives abroad Moscow 1993 -1997. Involved in various charities & funding events , Inc. D. Chairman of “sense” the UK charity for Deaf blind children. Awarded “ Commander of the order of Saint Stanislaus”, for work on sending book to Poland.
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