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.

Google Adwords certified

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.
Anna Giles
PR Manager
Anna has worked in marketing communications for over 15 years and has worked with a wide range of industries on both client and agency side including education, law, environmental management and retirement/aged care. Anna has proven expertise in marketing communications strategy, planning and implementation, media relations and written communications.
Cara Gillespie
Account Co-ordinator
Cara is a linchpin of the majority client projects tracking activity and approvals with our online project management tool basecamp. She assists in research and preparing for presentations and meetings, including creative and media elements. She works closely with our digital team both creative and strategy managing the material and the measurement of campaigns. Cara is completing a Bachelor of Communications (Professional Communication) at RMIT and finds the balance of academic and industry learning the perfect combination.

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

Sign up for the Seeds newsletter