Mr. Martinez joined Gulf Related in May 2014 as Vice President/General Manager of The Galleria and Al Maryah Central. Prior to arriving in the Middle East, he worked with the Westfield Group for 10 years where he oversaw the management function for various development projects in the Los Angeles and San Francisco markets. These projects included Westfield Century City, Westfield San Francisco Centre, Westfield Culver City and The Village at Westfield Topanga. He also had the benefit of working with Westfield Stratford City during the 2012 Olympics in London.
Charles is a graduate of UCLA and also attended the United States Military Academy at West Point.