About Bright Spark

Who is Bright Spark?

Greg (he/him) is an accredited driving instructor and electric vehicle enthusiast who is passionate about road safety and working with young people. A former cartographer, Greg spent close to a decade working for a large electricity distribution utility in bushfire powerline safety. During this time, he was also a health and safety representative for a team of field surveyors, including work with fleet management and road safety.

Greg has lived in Geelong West for the last 15 years. He is an advocate for environmental sustainability and action on climate change but recognises the social and economic need for personal transportation in our society.
In the Geelong community, Greg is an accredited foster carer, a volunteer mentor with the Geelong L2P program and is a regular plasma donor at the Geelong donation centre.

Greg has driven many different types of manual and automatic vehicles with petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric drivetrains. Greg also rides motorbikes and bicycles and has a wide appreciation of different road users.

Greg takes the risks associated with COVID19 seriously, and has been vaccinated. Greg  has the skills to maintain a hygienic vehicle. Greg receives a flu vaccine annually, and maintains First Aid and CPR training.

Qualified Driving Instructor

Greg is a professional driving instructor and is accredited to operate in the state of Victoria, Australia.  Greg holds valid:

  • Driver Instructor Authority
  • Working With Children Check
  • Police and driving history checks
  • TLI41218  Car Driving Instruction, completed in a manual vehicle.

Greg is a member of the following relevant professional associations:

Greg is an accredited Keys2Drive instructor, and abides by the Keys2Drive Code of Practice.

Greg is covered by professional indemnity, public liability and comprehensive vehicle insurances.