Gerard is the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Security Bank responsible for managing stakeholder relationships and the overall operations of the bank.

Gerard has over 25 years’ experience in banking, arranging finance domestically in New Zealand and globally in the international markets.

He had a 21 year career at HSBC, New Zealand Branch having held the position of Treasurer and Head of Global Markets and Financial Institutions. He was a member of the Executive Committee reporting to the CEO and responsible for Treasury Funding and Liquidity, Treasury Sales (Foreign Exchange and Interest products), Financial Institutions and Sub-Custodian business for the Branch. Prior to this position Gerard was Head of Debt Capital markets for HSBC originating wholesale bond issues for clients domestically and internationally, arranging syndicated loans and specialised funding. In this role he was instrumental in taking Auckland Council to the offshore markets for its first non – NZD issue, Fonterra Co-op to the Offshore Renminbi market as the first NZ issuer and the Government of New Zealand for a number of Inflation Linked Bonds. Prior to HSBC he worked at Bank of New Zealand, Investment Bank for four years primarily in syndicated loans.

Gerard’s last role was as a Senior Manager, Corporate Trustees at Public Trust, managing the team responsible for supervising Kiwisaver Schemes, Managed Investment Supervisors and Structured Finance trusts in New Zealand.

Gerard is married to Karen and has three adult children.

• Chartered Accountant – New Zealand
• Bachelor of Commerce – Auckland University
• Member of Institution of Finance Professionals New Zealand