Greg Ridder

Greg is a non-executive director, strategy consultant, and business mentor. He is a highly skilled business leader with a wealth of experience in industrial environments, which is complemented by keen strategic insights and sophisticated facilitation skills.

Greg is a seasoned strategic leader, highly expert in management, strategic growth, business restructuring, joint venture management, and board operations in both Australia and Asia. He is currently chairman of both Tibaldi Smallgoods and ASX listed on-line retailer Kogan.com.

Formerly Asia Pacific Regional President at NYSE listed Owens-Illinois, he led a regional business with sales exceeding $1 billion; manufacturing glass packaging at 16 plants in 6 countries and employing some 7,000 people. He was also President of the Packaging Council of Australia and a member of the Business Council of Australia.

Greg is also increasingly engaged with the not-for-profit sector in building commercial, strategic and leadership capability. He has held interim leadership roles as CEO at the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and as CEO at Phoenix Australia – Centre for Post-Traumatic Mental Health, where he is now also a board member. At World Vision Australia he has been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. He is a member of the board of B Labs Australia & New Zealand and of Oxfam Australia and, through Kilfinan Australia, is a mentor to several CEOs in the NFP sector.

Greg completed an Accounting degree at RMIT; a Graduate Diploma in Marketing at Monash University; and the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD in France. He is a CPA and graduated member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.