Success is to grow

Executive Team

Greg Barsby, CEO

Greg is a seasoned industry veteran with nearly three decades of experience in Defence, Greg joined Penten as Chief Executive Officer in January 2024 to spearhead the company’s next phase of expansion.

Having led start-up companies through to global brands, Greg has a proven track record of driving growth. As Managing Director of QinetiQ Australia, he led the company to eight consecutive years of growth, scaling it fivefold and making it a top performer among the global group’s entities.

Prior to QinetiQ, Greg led the Asia Pacific division of a global defence and government services business. He was also a part owner of Catalyst Interactive, a specialist training company, and played a pivotal role in its successful acquisition and integration.

Prior to his corporate career Greg was an officer in the Australian Army, with leadership appointments including command of the Technology Based Training Design Wing. He holds degrees in science, education, training development and information technology, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a graduate of Australian Graduate School of Management.

A family man with two daughters, Greg enjoys mountain biking, snow skiing, and fly fishing. He also serves as Deputy Chair of the Australian Industry Group Defence Council.