Before starting his own consulting business in October 2015, Gérard was running one of the largest mutual fund, asset manager und pension fund services provider in Switzerland as CEO with 400 FTE and more than CHF 53 bn Assets under Management and an additional CHF 25 bn Assets und Administration. His background is in finance, economics and quantitative research, before turning to general management functions as CEO, chairman, member of boards of companies and foundations.
During his career in the financial industry, Gérard launched several successful products and services in the mutual fund business, built up from scratch an international wholesale distribution, sold an insurance broker company, bought and successfully integrated a pension fund business. Through his executive functions in global organizations and in medium size companies he gained a broad experience in management, distribution, wholesale business, pension fund business, institutional asset management and mutual fund business in Switzerland and the EU.
Besides consulting insurance companies, banks, institutional investors and foundations, Gérard also serves as board member to financial companies and foundations.