Greg Mickan's career has spanned many years and wide variety of industries and activities, allowing him to bring to every situation a remarkable breadth and depth of experience.
Thumbs Up International
2005 - Present · (18 years)
ThumbsUp International is an Australian-based, international organisation that aims to guide people to reach their fullest potential in six key areas of life:
Our service offering is through business ideation and one-to-one consulting for:
- Sportsmen and sportswomen
- Self-employed, Business Owners
- Young Entrepreneurs
- Stay-at-Home Mums
- Real estate Professionals
- Anyone who wants to get more out of life
Network Marketing Australia
2007 to present. (16 years)
The purpose of Network Marketing Australia is to provide information that is:
Especially of interest for those who are contemplating joining a Network Marketing company, or who have recently joined the industry and are seeking confirmation that Network Marketing is a viable and ethical business model.
Kingsford | The Barossa
Luxury resort north of Adelaide
Tour Guide and Camp Oven Cook
Casual - November 2021 to present
Barossa Light & Gawler Football Association
South Australia, Australia
Dec 2019 – Dec 2021 – 2 Years
The Barossa Light and Gawler Football Association is the governing body of Australian Rules Football in the local area.
Priority Management | Adelaide | South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
Business Development Manager | Client Liaison
1995 - 2005 · 11 yrs
Priority Management is an international training organisation specialised in professional development with offices in 55 countries.
The role involved growing the company’s clientele through a consultative approach to diagnosing needs and presenting solutions.
The major industries from which clients came, included:
- Sport and Recreation
- Primary Industries
Even after leaving the company, Greg maintained a healthy rapport with corporate and individual clients – many of whom still come to him for opinion or advice.
Business and Management Workshops
An Independent Venture, Barossa and Gawler Areas
Business Owner | Event Manager
1993 - 1995 · 3 years.
Designed concept & took the initiative of organising regular networking events for business owners, managers in the Barossa Valley and Gawler Districts.
All in all these events were attended by hundreds of individuals who benefited from:
- The teachings of the featured industry leaders
- Business-exchange opportunities
- The opportunity to exchange business opportunities with other like-minded people
- The opportunity for new partnerships
The feedback from attendees was extremely positive because of the value. This enhanced Greg’s profile in the local business district because of the positive feedback.
National Mutual (Now AXA)
Life Insurance | Superannuation | Disability Insurance Consultant (Self-employed)
1981 - 1993 · 12 yrs
Working mainly in the Barossa, Gawler and Northern Adelaide areas.
Premier Sports | Nuriootpa
Mar 1980 - May 1981 · 1 year.
Royal Oak Racquets Club
Auckland | New Zealand
1978 - 1980 · 3 Years
- Membership Development,
- Tournament Control
- Sponsorship Procurement and Liaison
Australia Post (Formerly Postmaster General’s Department – PMG)
1968 to 1976
First job after leaving school.
Started as the local Postman and undertook training courses to advance to Postal Clerk and eventually Postal Manager.
Worked in many country towns in the Barossa, Gawler, Riverland, Mid-North Yorke Peninsula and Eyre Peninsula.