Gérard, is Co-Founder and Director of the Loden Entrepreneurship Program since 2008. He visits Bhutan twice a year to participate in the selection and mentoring of Loden entrepreneurs. An international investor with thirty years’ experience, Gérard has been a pioneer in the development of Venture Capital in Europe.

He has been the founder and manager of three major investment firms: Citicorp Venture Capital and Schroders Ventures in Paris, and Sitka Ltd in London. He is presently a Regional Partner of Mérieux Développement, a growth capital investment group that finances emerging companies in the healthcare sector. Gérard is also a board member of several companies in Europe and Asia. A graduate of HEC Paris and Stanford University, Gérard has lived in London since 1998.