Gavin Macrae

Non-executive Director

Gavin Macrae is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pine Monkey Associates Ltd., a newly established specialist consultancy firm serving the postal and logistics industry. Gavin has an extensive track record over thirty years of providing strategic and business development advice, interim management and non-executive directorships at board level to a wide range of clients and industry stakeholders. He is currently supporting Mailroom Assistant, a Finnish start-up JV offering specialised technology to postal operators and mail users worldwide.

Gavin has enjoyed a long and varied career in the postal and logistics industry. Previously, he was Neopost’s Executive Director for Corporate Partnerships and a member of the Neopost Group Management Board. Prior to that, Gavin has been Market Development Director on the board of Postcomm (the UK’s regulatory authority for postal services) and Global Development Director for Royal Mail Group in London. He was the Programme Director for the establishment of the Spring Global Mail joint venture whilst with TNT Group in Amsterdam and the very first Secretary-General of PostEurop in Brussels in the mid 1990’s. Additionally, Gavin has previously chaired both the Universal Postal Union’s Operations Committee in Berne and Digital Europe’s Technical and Regulatory Policy Group in Brussels, where he worked closely with the European Commission on market reform.

Gavin is a regular speaker and participant at international postal events. He is married and lives in the UK.