Speakers Profile - Gemma Acton

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Gemma Acton has worked across finance and broadcast media for more than two decades. She is currently the
Network Finance Editor at 7 News where she presents the latest financial and business news to audiences across the country. She is also a regular guest host across the network's news programs.

Prior to this, she hosted broadcast programmes at CNBC International in London and worked as an on-air correspondent pursuing stories across Europe for the network. She also spent a decade working in investment banking and wealth management throughout Europe, the Middle East and the United States. She has an MBA from Wharton and is a CFA charterholder.

Away from the screen, Gemma is the co-founder and director of the personal branding and presentation skills business, Everyday Showstopper, which helps clients to fundamentally restructure and improve their approach to how they present in public.

She regularly joins private and corporate functions and charity events as an MC, facilitator or keynote speaker.

In her downtime, Gemma loves to spend time at the beach with her young family as well as play tennis, ski and do battle with cryptic crosswords!