Gerard joined TIP on June 1st, 2021, as Chief Legal Officer. He has more than 25 years of experience in law, of which 15 years leading corporate legal functions. Gerard started his career in Rasker & Wibbens Advocaten, a law firm in Amsterdam, after which he became a corporate lawyer with AT&T Unisource. He then has held several legal counsel roles within international companies. Prior to joining TIP, Gerard was Senior Associate General Counsel for IDEXX Laboratories a $2B high biotechnology global leader, where he was responsible for legal outside the United States.