In the Moment

Get to know a Momenteer: Greg!

Erika Bailey


Greg is such an important part of who we are at The Moment. He drives our practice, challenges us to achieve greater social purpose, and makes us laugh all the time. Greg is known for his “zingers” that either cut to the chase or live on in studio infamy. His desk is always the messiest in the studio (closely followed by Carolynn), but that’s a sign of awesome creativity! Greg can always be counted on to come up with a new option–even when you’re done with hearing about new options. He’s a well travelled, super-interesting multi-disciplinary fellow (physics, many languages, music on the side). I, for one, feel so lucky to have Greg as a colleague and a friend. Check out more on Greg on our team page!

Here we go!

What’s your nickname? Or what should it be?

In high school Gordo or Gord, as if I was a hick (smiles). Another one from family is Grieks, which is a South African version of Greg. I was born in Johannesburg.

What are you most proud of?

My two kids.

What concerns you most these days?

The divisions in our society.

What compliment would really make your day?

Thanks for helping me see things more clearly now.

What word do you totally love?

Olive. I love the letters. I like the sounds. Soft and supple.

What word do you overuse?


What fictional character might be your avatar?

Charlie from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He’s authentic and curious, and genuine. He’s a good boy in a world of nastiness and greed. He keeps it real.

Dogs or cats?

Dogs, but I don’t like stinky dogs.

Tea or coffee?


Beer or wine?


What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Music production–making electronic music.

What profession would be at the bottom of your list?


If you could have lunch with anyone in the world (alive or dead) who would it be?

Leonard Cohen.

What do you love about your work?

It’s always changing.

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