Jon is the Managing Director and Owner of Gregsons and has been working in the family business since 1976. Jon has overseen generations of growth and change at Gregsons and was critical in the transitioning from antiques to industrial equipment at Gregsons, a key factor in our success moving through the generations.
Jons auctioneering and valuation experience spans a huge range of industries from Engineering, Transport, Earthmoving, Civil, Industrial to Marine and Aircraft with thousands of auctions conducted under his hammer as well as thousands of valuation reports on a large number of recognisable Australian businesses.
Jon has conducted an array of major event auctions since 1976 including
The Pollock Group of Companies
– $13M+ Sales Value
– 1,500+ Assets over 4 live auction events
Drilling & Grouting Services
– $7M+ Sales Value
– 1,000+ Assets over 2 live auction events
– $3M+ Sales Value
– 300+ Assets
Jon has recently been critical in the implementation of Gregsons transition from a live auctioneering business to a majority online auction business.
Jons qualifications include:
American Society of Appraisers Qualifications:
– Accredited Senior Appraiser Machinery and Technical Specialities
– Aircraft Designation
– Mining Designation
Certificate IV in Business (Valuation Specialities)
Jack has been with the Gregsons Team since 2012 and is the 4th generation of family members involved with the Gregsons family business. Jack has completed his American Society of Appraisers (‘ASA’) designation in Machinery and Technical Specialities / Machinery and Equipment as of 2015.
Jack is heavily involved in the general management, growth and future strategy of Gregsons, the organisation of all layers of staff and the organisation and setup of live simulcast and online auctions on behalf of our clients.
After his first year in the business Jack recognised the requirement for an online aspect to Gregsons auction services so began the implementation of the Gregsons online and simulcast auction systems in 2013. Jack has been critical in the introduction of both our online and simulcast system and initially ran all aspects of this business section during the initial growth phase. Jack has negotiated the partnerships between Gregsons and Webtron simulcast system, Auctionator online system and recently the major agreement between Gregsons and a leading US auction software provider.
Jack has extensive experience in Insolvency and Finance having worked at KordaMenthas Perth Office (a top tier Insolvency firm) for three years prior to joining Gregsons. Jack also has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia majoring in Investment Finance, Financial Accounting & Management, Certified Practicing Accountants (‘CPA’) designation, National Aircraft Appraisers Association (‘NAAA’) designation which was completed in the United States in 2014 and his General Auctioneers License.
Paul has been with Gregsons for over 30 years, starting work in our Beaufort St warehouse selling antiques and collectibles. Paul was a key factor in the success of Gregsons during the shift to industrial and mining equipment auctions and valuations and is an industry leader in both these areas within Western Australia.
Paul has conducted a huge array of auctions as well as thousands of major and minor valuations during his employment at Gregsons, many of these for some of WAs leading companies.
Paul has completed numerous qualifications including:
American Society of Appraisers Qualifications
– Accredited Senior Appraiser Machinery and Technical Specialities
– ASA Inventory Designation
– ASA Mining Designation
– ASA Marine Designation.
Certificate IV in Business (Valuation Specialties)
Matt has been with the Gregsons Team since 2005 and has completed his American Society of Appraisers designation in Machinery and Technical Specialities/ Machinery and Equipment. Matt is involved in the logistical side of the business in the organisation of Staff, Transport of Plant and Equipment and the setting up of our auction process. Matt has extensive experience in General Earthmoving and Mining Equipment and is also part of our team of valuers, he also holds a current General Auctioneers License.
David has been with the Gregsons Team since mid-2014 and is currently completing his American Society of Appraisers (‘ASA’) designation in Machinery and Technical Specialties / Machinery and Equipment. David is key to Gregsons day to day general management which he does alongside our Director Jack Gregson as well as the implementation and management of future strategy and direction at Gregsons.
David has been involved in the earthmoving and civil construction industry for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge of this field from both an Australian and International perspective having been involved in the purchase and sale of heavy equipment on a worldwide basis.
David holds a Bachelor Commerce degree from Curtin University majoring in Law.
Megan has a strong background in senior bookkeeping and administration work and is very thorough in approach. She is experienced in all aspects of bookkeeping along with compliance related work including BAS/State Revenue/ATO reporting. Also responsible for ensuring all our post auction processes are completed with vendor payments made. In addition to managing the accounting area for Gregsons, Megan ensures the smooth operation of the administration team. Reviewing and preparing procedures to ensure efficient processes/practices are maintained. Megan’s previous roles included working in an engineering consultancy firm in the area of oil and gas for ten years as a Business Administration Manager. Holding a Diploma of Commerce majoring in Accounting Megan has been with Gregson’s since 2012.
Jermayn has been with Gregsons since 2014 with his role focused on the general management of Gregsons online and simulcast auction systems. Having spent years working in online digital agencies and management Jermayn ensures Gregsons online and simulcast auctions run smoothly day to day.
Elle has been with Gregsons since mid-2013 and is primarily involved in the Valuations Division, liaising with Broking and Banking clients to ensure timely and efficient delivery of valuation reports. With a background in banking and finance and having worked for three years as an Insolvency Administrator at Grant Thornton (middle-tier Accounting firm) just prior to joining Gregsons, Elle also provides support with after-auction processes and bookkeeping. Elle holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Curtin University and a Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking (Residential).
John is our newest recruit having been a part of the Gregsons Online Auction team since 2015. John is responsible for assisting with the management of the online and simulcast auction systems focusing his efforts on ensuring Gregsons provide accurate, reliable and informative information on each lot to our clients as well as the promotion of these auctions on various online media.
Debbie’s role within Gregson’s is our Motor Vehicles Administrator. For all matters relating to light vehicle, heavy commercial, earthwork equipment also including all yellow equipment. Accessing the online platform for the Department of Transport Debbie is able to provide compliance for all motor vehicle matters to our clients and customers. Debbie has been with Gregsons since 2005 and has extensive experience all Gregsons’ administration duties including the area of valuations.
Gay’s primary role with Gregson’s is the presentation of valuation and excel reports to clients with reception and motor vehicle assistance when required. Passionate about family history, Gay is also currently researching and compiling the history of the Gregson auctioneering and valuations family throughout the years for inclusion on our website. We are looking forward to celebrating 90 years ‘in the business’ in 2019. Joining the Gregsons team in April 2015, Gay’s prior experience comes from an extensive banking and administration background, gained mainly through BNZ and WesTrac.
Sarah is very experienced within our warehouse area in relation to all aspects of the auction process. Sarah’s skillset includes the ability to coordinate the cataloguing, roster online auction events and marketing of the online auctions. This includes working closely with our Online IT auction staff as well as liaising with clients and warehouse staff. Having commenced with Gregson’s in 2010 Sarah is able to provide professional assistance for all customer enquiries and is able to provide mentoring support to the more junior warehouse staff on how to plan and manage a successful online auction through to the end process of customer collections.
Jack is involved in Gregsons warehousing and logistics division, being directly involved in the delivery, handling, cataloguing, photographing and collection of our customers and vendors items.
Jack also handles the setting up and management of Gregsons online steel auctions which have been an institution at Gregsons for over 30 years.
Mark has been with the team since 2012 and works in our warehouse and logistics divisions. Mark is critical to the day to day management of Gregsons Welshpool auction facility as well as managing and handling our auctions held at facilities around WA.
Tamara has worked at Gregsons since September 2017 within the online department and is primarily involved in the marketing side of the business. Her day to day tasks include the creation of Newsletters for Online Auctions, creating and developing advertisements for auctions through print and digital platforms and helps with the creation and implementation of Online Auctions where necessary.
Tamara holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Marketing & Public Relations from Curtin University.
Kate is our newest member of the Gregsons team commencing in early December 2017. Kate handles everyday management of reception and is the face of the Admin team. She is mainly responsible for customer invoicing and contact for general enquiries. Kate has an extensive background in administration with over 10 years of experience.
Naomi is mainly responsible for the cataloguing side of auctions and is experienced within her role as a warehouse assistant. Naomi started with Gregsons in July 2017 and excels in being able to deliver great customer service as well as help with auction enquiries, inspections & assistance with the collection process.