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.

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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:

  1. Family
  2. Financial
  3. Physical/Health
  4. Spiritual/Ethical
  5. Mental/Ethical
  6. Social

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
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Network Marketing Australia


2007 to present. (16 years)

The purpose of Network Marketing Australia is to provide information that is:

  • Relevant
  • Accurate
  • Unbiased
  • Australian

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

Kingsford | The Barossa

Luxury resort north of Adelaide

Tour Guide and Camp Oven Cook

Casual - November 2021 to present

Barossa Light & Gawler Football Association

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

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
  • Health
  • Education
  • 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

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.

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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.

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Premier Sports | Nuriootpa

South Australia


Mar 1980 - May 1981 · 1 year.

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Royal Oak Racquets Club

Auckland | New Zealand


1978 - 1980 · 3 Years

Responsible for:

  • Membership Development, 
  • Tournament Control 
  • Sponsorship Procurement and Liaison
Australia Post

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.

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