Gerald graduated from the University of Leicester with a BSc in Financial Economics (2nd upper class honours) in 2008. He later earned a MSc in Quantitative Finance from a joint program between Cass Business School and Singapore Management University in 2014.
Upon graduation, he joined Barclays Capital Singapore working in their Operational Risk and Control Department, focusing on the integration with Lehman Brothers. Subsequently, he re-joined their APAC Market Risk Team after graduating from his Master’s program.
He moved to Hong Kong in 2015 to join a Family Office, over seeing their private equity and securitisation business. He played a key role in over 15 transactions involving early-stage start-up companies in sectors spanning from technology, finance, medical, hardware to education.