Gerard Grech is the Chief Executive of Tech Nation. He is also a Board member of the Barbican, Europe’s largest arts centre, based in the City of London and Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Gerard has over 15 years’ experience in the world of digital media, web, mobile, venture capital and start-up development. His international experience in London, Paris and New York, building digital products and rolling them out across 5 continents, has given him global vision and local expertise, spanning product development, business strategy and venture capital. Before that he was a new media journalist and started his career in the music business.