Gemma Bakx

Gemma Bakx

Vice President and Director of IR

Gemma joined Corbin Advisors in 2018 as a senior member of the perception study division, bringing 18 years of investor relations experience and client service across a wide range of sectors, including Financial Services, Energy, Telecom, Specialty Chemicals, Retail & Consumer Goods and Airlines. She has worked as a trusted advisor with public companies across all market-caps and geographies, with a concentration in Europe.

Gemma is passionate about helping companies with their strategy evaluation, development and narrative through a multi-faceted analysis of investor views. As a senior executive interviewer and skilled communicator, she is instrumental in turning frequently complex situations into a simplified and compelling investment thesis, increasingly taking ESG metrics into account.

Prior to Corbin Advisors, she was a senior member of the New York team for European client services in KPMG’s Capital Markets Advisory division, Makinson Cowell. During her long tenure, she developed a deep understanding of value creation strategies and message delivery. She is highly skilled at developing strategic investor relations programs to improve investors’ understanding of client companies and help expand the credibility of management teams. She began her investor relations career building investor meeting programs, traveling with senior management teams in investor meetings, providing feedback and recommendations, and coaching those new to investor-facing roles.

Gemma is an active member of NIRI NY Chapter where she supports Chapter events.

Gemma spent the first five years of her career as a bankruptcy lawyer In the Dutch law firm Nauta Dutilh in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, mandated to evaluate, analyze and maximize bankrupt estates’ assets, including cross border. She earned Law degrees from the Universities of Leyden, The Netherlands, and London, UK. When not at work, she enjoys her daughter’s ballet performances, piano study, theater, ziplining and skiing.

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