Greer Robson has been a well-known face in New Zealand for over 20 years. She made her television debut as a 2 year old and her film career commenced at the age of nine, starring in the NZ classic 'Smash Palace' with Bruno Lawrence.
At 16 years of age, she was the winner of the New Zealand Film and Television Awards ‘Best Female Dramatic Performance in Film’, for her leading role in 'Starlight Hotel'.
Other major film roles included 'The Scarecrow' and 'Queen City Rockers'. She has also starred in a number of TV series, including playing nurse Joanna Jordan in ‘Shortland Street’.
Greer’s most recent television appearance was last year on Celebrity Treasure Island, which she ultimately won.
Greer is sought after on the public speaking circuit, and in demand for television presenting work. Her most recent engagements have been acting as the MC for the HSBC Coastal Classic Yacht Race, as a guest speaker at the Russell McVeagh Christmas Function, and as a judge for the National Spelling Bee in Auckland this year.
Greer obtained an LLB(Hons)/BA from the University of Auckland and gained valuable experience in the corporate world, working in major law firms in both Auckland and Sydney for a number of years.
She supports a number of charities including the Auckland City Mission, and Oxfam for whom she has recently lent her name and support for their combined ‘Fair Trade’ coffee campaign with ‘Starbucks NZ’.
Greer lists some of her most notable highlights as:
Winner of Best Female Dramatic Performance - Film, New Zealand Film and Television Awards.
Winner of ‘Celebrity Treasure Island- Series II’, 2003.
Leading roles in NZ feature films ‘Starlight Hotel’ and ‘Smash Palace’.
‘Shortland Street’ core-cast member, 1992-1994.
Leading roles in several television series including ‘Night of the Red Hunter’ and ‘Kidsworld’. ‘Hercules’ television series, 1999.
MC for HSBC Coast to Coast Yacht Race Prizegiving, 2004.
Oxfam and Starbucks Coffee Free Trade Campaign, 2004.
Auckland City Mission Christmas Collection Campaign, 2004.
National Spelling Bee Judge, 2004.
Guest Speaker at Russell McVeagh Christmas Function, 2003. Achieving ‘Honours’ in Law Degree at University of Auckland, 1999.
Working as a lawyer on major international Merger & Acquisition deals with large firms in both Sydney and Auckland. 1999-2003.