Gregory Burns is an internationally acclaimed artist and athlete. Gregory holds an MFA in painting and has exhibited in a dozen countries for over thirty years. Since 1999 he has been invited as Artist-in-Residence at two dozen 5-Star Resorts across the globe. His paintings hang in various Four Seasons, Banyan Tree, and Shangri-La Resorts as well as in the collections of Deutsche Bank, BHP Billiton, P&G and Bill Clinton. Gregory has published two books in English and Mandarin and has been featured on BBC, CNBC, ESPN, CCTV and CNA as well as in T!he AWSJ, Time Magazine and The China Daily.

Gregory competed in the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Paralympic Games as a member of the USA Disabled Swim Team, capturing five medals while breaking five world records. Retiring from competitive swimming, he has gone on to complete the Korea IronMan race in 2006 and the Singapore Half-IronMan in 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012.