A chartered accountant who qualified with Arthur Andersen, Gerard was appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2017.
He joined the Group from Ardent Hire Solutions Limited, a private equity backed plant hire business.
Gerard brings with him significant experience of listed companies having been Chief Financial Officer of Reg Vardy plc for ten years
and Northgate plc for five years. Both of these companies experienced considerable growth and change during the periods that Gerard
served on their respective boards.
More recently Gerard gained sector experience as Group Finance Director of Immunodiagnostic System Holdings PLC
in 2012 before joining Benfield Motor Group, a family-owned motor retailer, which was sold to Lookers plc in 2015.