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Business Development and Team Culture, Tommy’s Real Estate (Nov 2021 – Present)
Cricket Commentator, Spark Sport (Nov 2020 – Present)
Cricket Advisory, Playmaker Labs (Mar 2022 – Present)
Director, Cricket Wellington Inc (Nov 2019 – Present)
General Manager, Playmaker Labs (Jun 2021 – Mar 2022)
General Manager, CricHQ (Jan 2019 – Mar 2022)
Ambassador, ANZ (Jan 2017 – Feb 2021)
Chief Sales Officer, Joy Business Academy (Sep 2018 – Dec 2018)
CEO, Minded (Jun 2018 – Nov 2018)
Business Relationship and Development Manager, Minded (Mar 2017 – Jun 2018)
Player, Warwickshire County Cricket Club (Jul 2017 – Sep 2018)
Player, New Zealand Cricket (2008 – Dec 2016)
Player, Cricket Wellington Inc (Oct 2006 – Apr 2016)
Player, Lahore Qalandars (Feb 2016 – Mar 2016)
Business Development Manager, Retail NZ (Sep 2014 – Mar 2016)
Sales Manager, RAW (May 2012 – Nov 2015(
Player, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (May 2015 – Aug 2015)
Co-Founder, Buzzbats (Aug 2009 – Jun 2014)
Captain, Cricket Wellington (2010 – 2012)
Commentator, Sky Sports (Dec 2009 – Apr 2011)
Player, Surrey County Club (2009)
Club Development Officer, Naenae Old Boys Cricket Club (Aug 2006 – Apr 2007)
Player / High Performance Youth Coach, HBS Craeyenhout (2003 – 2007)
Player, Gauteng Cricket (Sep 2001 – Apr 2003)
Player, Griqualand West Cricket (Sep 1999 – Apr 2001)
Grant Elliott is an entrepreneur, businessman, commentator, and former New Zealand Cricket International player, having represented the BlackCaps in over 100 games for 9 years from 2008 to 2016 as a batting all-rounder.
Elliott has featured for 9 domestic teams including Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League and his hometown team Wellington, which he also captained.
Grant Elliott retired from all forms of the game in August 2018 to focus on other endeavours.
Elliott, who was born in Johannesburg but based in Wellington is also the Director at Cricket Wellington for almost 3 years now.
He is currently the Business Development Officer and the sales consultant at Tommy’s Real Estate, Wellington’s top performing real estate agency, since Nov 2021.
Elliott has also worked for over 5 years in the sports and technology sector. He worked at CricHQ for over 3 years and as an Ambassador for ANZ for over 4 years.
Elliott has also taken up commentary and has been broadcasting for Spark Sport for since 2021. He also serves as a part time cricket advisor at Playmaker Labs since Mar 2022, having served the same as a General Manager from June 2021 to Mar 2022.
As a player, Elliott got his breakthrough in March 2008 when he was named to NZ’s 13-member squad for the first test against England in March 2008 after leaving his native South Africa in 2001 looking for new opportunities.
Elliott is remembered for hitting the winning six off Dale Steyn in the 2015 ODI World Cup semi final to take BlackCaps into their first World Cup final, scoring unbeaten 84.
Elliott received a Bachelor of Applied Management degree with specialization in Strategic Management from Otago Polytechnic in 2015.