The Evergreen team, led by Gill Walker, has depth of mature thinking expertise and experience in marketing to Seniors and marketing to Baby Boomers.

Who we are

Our qualified team members
Gill Walker
Founder & Managing Director
Gill Walker held senior positions in advertising agencies for over 15 years. She founded Evergreen after being inspired by completing a Master’s thesis on Ageism in Australian Advertising. Gill was a finalist in the Telstra Business Women awards, a board member for the Over 50’s Association. She is a regular keynote speaker at conferences and media commentator on the 50+ market.

Phil Thomas
Creative Director
With more than 25 years of marketing and advertising experience, Phil is also a qualified member of the Boomer generation. As Creative Director, Phil guides the agency’s creative strategy and concept development by applying disciplines based on best practice for visual and verbal communications, through a deep understanding of the impact that age has on advertising.
Doug Molino
Art Director
Doug is one of the longest serving Evergreen team members and contributes significantly to the creative output of the agency. His specialisation is DM creative, having won international awards for his design work, and Doug has broad experience with 50+ targeted clients including retirement, travel, government, aged care, finance and pharmaceuticals.
Jeremy Hayne
Studio Manager, Designer
As Studio Manager at Evergreen, Jeremy is responsible for the print, online and internal video production. His 10 years of experience in agencies and printers studios as a Mac artist has skilled him in the techniques for efficiency and accuracy. Combine this with his knowledge of what works visually for the 50+ market, and Jeremy has an important role to ensure the quality and punctuality of the studio output.
Konrad Markham
Business Director Digital
Konrad brings over 25 years marketing experience on both the client and agency side. With a background in FMCG Marketing, Konrad has developed and implemented many successful brand and digital campaigns both in Australia and China. With a strong passion for digital marketing, he is also the author of successful professional digital marketing blog “Tips for Improving Digital Marketing” which has had over 30k+ views since launch.

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Torie Hooper
Media Director, Media Strategist
Torie heads up the Evergreen media team. Her experience is extensive across travel, government, healthcare aged care and retirement living. Prior to joining Evergreen, Torie was a senior media planner at Pulicis MOJO and lectured the media program for AFA Ad School. With the 50+ audience one size does not fit all and it’s much more about understanding the nuances by life-stage and life-events as well as demographics.
Lucy Venturini
Senior Planner/Buyer
Lucy has worked in the media industry for the past 17 years. Lucy’s career started at Leeds Media/AIS now Starcom MediaVest Group. Lucy has gain experience working across a wider selection of clients such as Monash University, Government clients, retail, McCain’s Foods and entertainment. Having a finance background means her attention to detail ensures that client’s media plans run smoothly and on target.
Gina Nixon
Business Director
Gina brings 16 years of experience in advertising and digital media to the Evergreen team. With a background in website content, digital strategy and advertising planning, content marketing, community and social media, Gina brings a unique blend of off-screen and on-screen media knowledge and experience to concentrate on delivering intelligent, targeted and integrated approaches to client digital strategies and campaigns. She has the drive and energy necessary to see complex projects through to completion, with a desire to deliver best of breed campaigns for our clients.

Evergreen is proud of its ‘dog friendly’ policy and as we say
“Dogs aren’t your whole life but they make your life whole”.

Mac – The first top dog of Evergreen
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Wallace and Tilly – Full-time security managers at Evergreen
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Inky – excitable and loves coming to work with Mum
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