Director, Ownership Strategies - Mercury Centre Co-operative
Alan Greig is Director, of Ownership Strategies at The Mercury Centre. He is also Principal of Social Enterprise Technologies (SENTECH), a provider of services to the social economy.
Alan’s interest in employee and community ownership dates back to 1970s. He was Public Officer and a member of the Management Committee of the Australian Employee Ownership Association since its inception in 1986. When this organisation became Employee Ownership Australia Ltd (EOA) in 2011, he was elected to the Board and has remained a Director of that organisation since. He is Co-ordinator of the Social Enterprise Legal Models Working Group, which is hosted by EOA. EOA is also a member of the Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM) with which it works in close association on cooperative and employee ownership matters.
Alan worked in the NSW public sector for many years in senior policy positions in ageing and disability and, prior to that, as a regional adviser to funded community services in Western Sydney.
Alan’s speciality is in participation and empowerment structures which encourage broader involvement in the governance of organisations and the widespread and democratic ownership of assets - for employees through their workplaces and for citizens through mutuals, co-operatives and savings schemes.
Alan has Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Economics) from Macquarie University (1971)