Gerald is Global Head of Capital Solutions & Sustainable Financing as well as Co-Head of FIG EMEA in Global Capital Markets. In his Capital Solutions & Sustainable Financing role, Gerald is responsible for regulatory and rating agency optimized capital measures for banks, insurance companies and corporates as well as the emerging sustainable financing toolbox. Key products are all forms of green/social/sustainable bonds, hybrid capital securities and regulatory capital advice in the changing environment of Basel IV, resolution regimes, Solvency II, ICS etc. In his FIG role, Gerald is responsible for debt issuance and balance sheet solutions with financial institutions in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He holds a doctorate degree in law and a masters degree in business administration from Graz University, Austria.