Grant began his career in the building sector working for General Electric Company plc, before spending 12 years in telecommunications, building carrier and utility networks. He lived and worked in the US, the UK and New Zealand. He has led a number of start-up and early stage businesses, including an IPO, as CEO, on the London Stock Exchange.
In 2008, he joined the global search profession conducting search and assessment assignments for senior Executives and Board Directors at the most senior level of Australasian and Asian business.
Grant has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons.) and a Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Risk) from Swinburne University. He also has an MBA from the University of Sydney.