Charles Martin

General Manager, Emporium Hotels
Charles has a diverse background in business which enables him to solve problems, lead teams and drive outcomes across a range of industries. As Owner’s Representative for the Anthony John Group, he is responsible for ensuring operations are in accordance with the strategic plan, innovative and marketing leading service offerings, operational effectiveness and building the business, brand and culture for their new Southpoint development, including the flagship Emporium Hotel South Bank. Previously Charles was at Aussie Home Loans, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and from Sydney lead their national procurement and property portfolios. Charles has also worked in EY’s Advisory practice focusing on project management, IT advisory, strategic sourcing, supply chain, operations and customer value mapping for clients including state and federal government, not for profits and global mining companies across Oceania. He is an active member of the Brisbane community, and holds committee positions within the Adonis Society and the Xavier Dinner Committee, both premier annual charity events.  
Business South Bank is a membership based organisation representing the South Bank precinct. BSB has more than 125 corporate members representing a workforce of approximately 15,000.