Gerard began his career at AXA Insurance, where he quickly progressed through the ranks, to becoming a member of the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) dealing primarily first party fraud.
After becoming qualified as a counter fraud investigator, Gerard moved to RSA Ni where he headed up the fraud department as the Senior Fraud investigator. In Gerard’s first year, he exceeded his savings target by over £300k and was nominated to be a finalist in the Prestigious RSA Ireland Platinum awards under category “Skilled to Win.”
After three successful years at RSA Gerard joined one of Northern Ireland’s largest companies as an Insurance advisor. This client had 26 subsidiaries across many different lines of business from transport/haulage, manufacturing to vehicle sales and services across the UK, Northern Ireland and ROI with approximately 2500 employees and over 500 vehicles on the road.
After a year of learning the business inside out, Gerard joined the claims team at their brokers: Marsh, where he investigated and handled all the claims from cradle to grave up to a £100k deductible. Gerard spent nearly three years with Marsh and was appointed the Vice President of the Belfast claims team.