Gemma Acton

Gemma Acton

Gemma Acton

Network Finance Editor, 7 Network

Gemma presents and reports every weekday on 7 News programmes across Australia – from Sunrise through to The Latest – and appears as a guest host for the network.

​She also hosts the 7 News podcast “Let’s Get Fiscal”.

Outside of 7, Gemma is frequently engaged at corporate, trade and state functions as an MC, keynote speaker or panelist.

Gemma takes an active interest in Australia’s venture capital ecosystem and is a member of Tidal Venture’s Expert Network.​

Prior to these roles, she hosted broadcast programmes at AusBiz TV in Sydney and at CNBC International in London – at the latter also working as an on-air correspondent across Europe.​

Joining the 7 Network was a lovely homecoming, after spending 18 years abroad living, working and studying in cities including London, New York, Dubai, Milan & Paris. ​

During this time, she also worked in investment banking and wealth management at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch & PIMCO. ​

Gemma gained an MBA/MA from the Lauder Institute and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a BA from University College London, the highly prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst qualification and is a Graduate of the AICD.