Mr Gerard is Chairman of Gerard Lighting Group Limited;
Executive Chairman, Gerard Corporation Pty Ltd;
Chairman, Gerard Lighting Pty Ltd;
Honorary Consul for Austria in South Australia and Northern Territory since 1997; Honorary Consul for the Republic of South Africa since 2006;
and a Director of The Order of Australia Association Foundation since 2003.
His previous roles have included: Chairman, Australian Made Campaign 2001-2009;
Director, Lighting Corporation Ltd 2008;
Board member, Reserve Bank of Australia 2003-2005;
Member of the Prime Ministers Community Business Partnership 1999-2006;
Chairman & Managing Director, Gerard Industries Pty Ltd 1972-2003;
Councillor, Australian Business Arts Foundation 2002-2009.