Natalie Chapman, Managing Director

Natalie Chapman is a commercialisation and marketing expert with more than 15 years experience turning innovative ideas and technologies into thriving businesses. She co-founded her company gemaker in 2011 after almost a decade leading business development and marketing projects at ANSTO and, in 2013, won a Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Natalie specialises in mining, new materials, environmental and ICT technologies. She is experienced in taking technologies all the way from research project through to start-up companies. Natalie’s expertise covers everything involved in getting businesses off the ground and growing. She helps her clients with commercialisation strategy, building licensing revenue, securing funding grants, tenders and more. Natalie also heads up corporate communications, with responsibilities for attracting investment, government relations and marketing communications at ASX listed Alkane Resources, where she has helped the company transform from a junior explorer to a leading mining company seeking a billion dollar investment.

She has a Bachelor of Science with honours (Chemistry) from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Wollongong.

Telephone: 0418 642 556