Gemma Martin

Gemma Martin

Chief People Officer

Gemma has been providing strategic people & culture leadership across the private and public sectors for almost 20 years. Her experience spans all areas of people and culture including learning and development, culture, engagement, workplace relations, data and analytics, workforce strategy and remuneration and benefits.

With experience in the United States, Latin America, Canada and Australia, Gemma has held senior leadership positions within a number of large ASX-listed companies including BlueScope, Treasury Wine Estates and Downer Group prior to joining Sydney Water as their Chief People Officer in February 2022.

Gemma has a proven track record of successfully leading large scale transformation, improving diversity and inclusion outcomes, developing and implementing strategy, and leading employee engagement and culture initiatives. Gemma is passionate about creating an engaged and psychologically safe workplace and empowering people to successfully deliver outcomes for organisations and their customers.

Staff Contact

Elizabeth Polias


Executive Assistant


+61 2 9385 2714