Gemstar’s team represents the skills set and experience that any start-up or scale-up business requires. From strategic marketing, to commercial finance, to general business management, the team has it covered. A compelling combination of experience, networks, connections and insights that are hard to find elsewhere.
Martin Christmas is a commercial finance specialist who loves getting involved in new and innovative businesses. In the last 20+ years, Martin has held senior roles in top 100 FTSE & ASX listed businesses, Global fashion and drinks conglomerates and small, family run businesses. He therefore has an intimate understanding of the concerns and demands of owners and executives as well as the needs, obligations and responsibilities of running different types of companies. Martin’s industry experience is from FMCG, Direct Marketing, Consulting, Retail, Wine, Medical and Financial Services. He specialises in company commercialisation, planning/budgeting, financial control and reporting, executive partnership, compliance, governance, process improvement and cash management. Outside of business hours, Martin enjoys boating, food and wine, jogging and guitars.