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Gerard presents the News Now bulletin on weekdays on Channel NewsAsia.
Since joining the channel in 2004, Gerard has presented a variety of programmes including anchoring the highly watched financial programme Singapore Business Tonight (2005-2007) and current affairs show INSIGHT (2009-2014). Some of the key regional events he reported included the Indian Ocean Tsunami in December 2004, Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing in 2008, Malaysia General Election in 2013, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in 2014 and the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2016.
Besides presenting, Gerard also produces the hourly news bulletins.
Gerard started his journalism career in Malaysia in 1999 where he worked at ntv7, a free-to-air TV station. He covered the reporting of the 9/11 attacks extensively for ntv7 then.
Gerard has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Montana.