Gerry is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a Fellow of the British Institute of Management. He co-founded Defries Weiss in 1976.

Gerry specialises in corporate and personal advisory roles and has helped numerous clients to build small and medium-sized businesses. Over the last ten years he has specialised in ‘turnaround’ work, helping clients to acquire distressed businesses, raising venture capital and turning them around into profitability.

Gerry is a non-executive and finance director of a number of companies on a part-time basis.

Outside work, Gerry’s interests are tennis, golf, bridge. He is an accomplished artist and his art work can be viewed at: