Gerard joined SONGS in May 2010 and has been quickly establishing the company’s UK presence. He previously held key publishing and label A&R roles at Independiente, EMI, and Virgin and has been involved with top talent such as Travis, Paul Weller, Hockey, and more. At SONGS, Gerard oversees creative opportunities across Europe, securing placements for the SONGS roster in film, television, video games, and more. In addition, Gerard facilitates UK writing sessions with SONGS writers, producers, and artists and oversees the company’s relationships with its international sub-publishers. In 2012, SONGS plans to expand its UK office even further, securing and adding acts from the UK to the already impressive roster.