The gemaker Team

Our team is highly qualified, experienced, skilled and efficient. We come from diverse technical and commercial backgrounds but share a can-do attitude and a commitment to high quality work that frequently exceeds our clients’ expectations.

We’ll fill your temporary or long-term resource gaps, scaling our project team to match your needs and budget. We never over-service. The joy of our flexible approach? If you like, you can access the expertise of our entire team for the cost of a single employee!

 

Natalie Chapman

Natalie Chapman

Managing Director

Natalie is a STEM commercialisation and marketing expert, with more than 17 years’ experience turning innovative ideas and technologies into thriving businesses. She holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Chemistry from UNSW and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Wollongong (UOW).

Dr Julie Wheway

Dr Julie Wheway

Manager, Strategic Engagement

Julie is proud of Australia’s world-class research and innovation and strives to increase its real-world impact. She helps to take new knowledge and technology to market by developing and implementing commercialisation and marketing strategies for research organisations and innovative businesses.

Dr Ken Crane

Dr Ken Crane

Senior Commercialisation Manager

Ken is a commercialisation specialist with decades of experience. A physicist by training, Ken has parlayed his science expertise into a series of high profile roles within the commercialisation and IP space. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science with honours from the University of Queensland and a PhD in physics from ANU.

James Dalton

James Dalton

Commercialisation Manager

With an engineering background, James combines strategic marketing mastery and product development expertise, derived from decades of experience with leading global companies. James will help gemaker’s clients realise the commercial value of their technical capabilities and innovations, by securing development funding, accessing industry networks, and targeting a customer base on which to build.

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If you are interested in working together, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!