Charles Kobelke blends a formal background in marketing with over 10 years of commercial management experience. Prior to becoming chief executive of Business News in 2019, he successfully led the commercial side of the business as general manager sales, engagement and development. Mr Kobelke has previously held roles in senior management for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA, in addition to senior marketing and business development roles with luxury car brand BMW in Melbourne and Perth. He also owned and ran Performance Advertising and Marketing for 8 years. Mr Kobelke has a Commerce degree from Curtin University and completed the Deloitte Academy of Excellence.