Gerard has extensive experience in agribusiness, biotech and agtech and has a demonstrated ability to derive value from commercialising technology in companies ranging from start-ups to multi-national global leaders. Prior to Food Agility, Gerard has held senior roles with a series of major Australian and global companies. Most recently he was General Manager of Innovation and Strategic Development at Australian Agricultural Company and prior to that he held senior roles with ThermoFisher Scientific and Pfizer’s Animal Health Division. In these roles he has been instrumental in enabling commercial success from the development and implementation of technology in the livestock and agri-food industries. He has a Bachelor of Science, a PhD and an MBA and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.