As of July 2023, Cr Christensen oversees the Economic Development and Prosperity portfolio.
From the factory floor to the executive floor, Cr Greg Christensen's lengthy career across the manufacturing, mining and agriculture sectors has prepared him for his current role as Mayor of the Scenic Rim region.
Cr Christensen was re-elected for his second term as Mayor in March 2020 and is committed to delivering strong leadership to the region's communities, to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead and build a strong region together.
For the past several years, Cr Christensen has provided consultancy, coaching and mentoring services in the areas of leadership, business development, organisational and process change.
His professional background includes senior leadership roles at General Motors Holden, CSR Timber Products, OneSteel, WMC Resources and Sugar Australia, with a focus on strategy, systems and organisation alignment to unlock full business potential. It also included a period as Director for the Office of Manufacturing in South Australia.
Cr Christensen's passion for lifelong learning includes a Masters in International Management and accreditations in Executive Coaching and Mentoring.
Born and raised in the Scenic Rim at Moorang, his family connection to the region dates back to the 19th Century. Cr Christensen lives in the rural district of Tarome with his wife of 44 years Denise.