Gerard holds a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Superannuation Management, Diploma of Financial Planning and is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Trustee Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA).
Gerard was a senior executive of Commonwealth Bank Group Super, the $10 billion staff fund for employees of the Commonwealth Bank, for more than 18 years, including the last 7 years as Chief Investment Officer. He retired from Group Super in April 2017.
During his time in the superannuation industry, he has held on number of voluntary positions on industry bodies and is currently a member of ASFA’s NSW Executive Committee and ASFA’s Economics and Investment Policy Council.
In 2013, Gerard was awarded a National Achievement Award as Chief Investment Officer of the Year.
Appointed to the Board: 22 June 2017