Our People


Grant Salmon
Chief Executive Officer

Grant leads the GBW business in the role of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining GBW in 2010, Grant worked in executive and senior management roles in financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing organisations. His innovation and vision has seen GBW invest in continuous improvements to processes and systems, encouraging alternative and practical approaches to increasing client satisfaction.


Larissa Clarke
Chief Financial Officer

Appointed as Chief Financial Officer in October 2011, Larissa leads the Finance, Business Planning and Project Office teams. Prior to joining GBW, Larissa held general management roles in the financial services and industrial sectors, with a focus on strategic finance. Having worked across the US and Asia Pacific markets Larissa brings a valuable global experience and perspective to the GBW organisation.


Yuri Tjhandana
Chief Information Officer

Yuri joins GBW with more than 10 years of experience in technology world. He upholds strongly the principle of continuous integration/improvement throughout his career, shaping a perfect technological direction within the company. As a passionate Agile supporter, he constantly focuses on productivity of the highest quality, satisfying the needs from various stakeholders. Yuri aims to empower GBW in providing business solutions through innovation and creativity in technology.


Xinwen Liang
Managing Director - Asia Pacific

Xinwen leads the Asia Pacific Client Servicing, Global Account Service Management and Human Resources teams. Xinwen joined GBW in 2007 and brings extensive account management experience to GBW's business. Xinwen has extensive experience and qualification in customer service and management having specialised in international hospitality management for 8 years. Xinwen holds a Bachelor of Hotel Management and International Tourism and double Masters in Human Resource Management and International Business.


Daniel Lincoln
General Manager, Program Design & Global Program Director

Daniel oversees a cross-functional team that manages the development and delivery of program solutions across the globe. Since joining the company in 1997, Daniel gained a wealth of knowledge and has since taken a leadership role across key global accounts, solution design across measurement methodologies, product & project management, and Agency & ISO management. Such extensive experience sees Daniel bringing his grass roots experience to the day-to-day strategic and tactical management of the business, with a view to achieving strategic alignment between the clients' business and GBW's service offer.


Adam Kaye
Managing Director - Europe

Adam heads up our European Office, as well as the sales teams for Global Accounts, managing business strategy and senior level relationships. His experience prior to joining GBW was within retail and marketing management, having worked with major retailers and brands across Europe in a management and client servicing capacity.


Mai Ogata
Regional Service Director - East Asia Region

Mai leads the client servicing teams in the East Asia Region. Since she joined GBW in 2005, Mai has gained extensive experience in client servicing in Japan with both domestic and global clients. Having recently extended her responsibility for client servicing to the East Asia Region as a whole, she aims to share her experience and best practice to client servicing to ensure greater levels of client satisfaction.