Gerry served as a senior member of the Coillte CGA executive team for 15 years from 2006 to 2021, including serving as Acting CEO, CFO and COO. With deep commercial experience, including in Forestry, Renewable Energy and Manufacturing, Gerry played a key role in Coillte's Transformation programme, which led to a step change in the trajectory of the business. Currently he provides strategic and business advisory services to a large privately owned Irish multinational. He previously served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the independent Coillte Pension Fund and as a Director of a number of Coillte Joint Ventures companies and subsidiaries. Gerry is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and also holds an MBA from DCU.