Charles Gillies is a Managing Partner at Jolimont Capital, which he founded with Lex McArthur in 2003. His focus is working with management teams on financings, restructurings and marketing. Charles has been or is a Director of HumanWare, Plantic, Redfern Polymer Optics, Redfern Integrated Optics and Fitness2Live. Prior to founding Jolimont Capital, Charles was the Investment Manager for ADI, a technology seed investor. He has executive management experience in strategy, marketing and finance.
Charles also has direct experience of start-ups as CEO and founder of an Internet service business in 1999. For 2 years, Charles was a guest lecturer in Strategic Management at Deakin University. He also lectured and was a taskforce member for 5 years in the Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment for the Securities Institute of Australia.
Charles has a Masters of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School (he was the HJ Heinz Scholar in 1991), is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and has a Bachelor of Science/Arts from the University of Melbourne.