Charlie Gunningham was the former chief executive of Business News. Originally an Economics teacher from the UK, he taught in Singapore prior to landing in Perth in 1997, whereupon he did an MBA at UWA Business School and graduated as top student in 1999. Later that same year, Mr Gunningham set up aussiehome.com, an online real estate business, which was sold to REIWA in 2010. He ran reiwa.com for 3 years before joining Business News as general manager of digital in 2013. He was a co-founder of eGroup and a past 40under40 winner (2003).