Gerald joined the armed forces in the mid 1970s, serving with the Royal Tank Regiment in various places around the world. On leaving the forces in 2000 Gerald obtained a job in specialist security as an Operations Manager. Gerald also had an active part in the National Eviction team (NET) as an evidence gatherer.

In 2007 Gerald obtained his bailiff certificate and became an enforcement agent. He is now an area manager, managing a number of enforcement agents in South West Wales and the West of England.

Gerald’s hobbies are playing golf and watching rugby.