Silicon Valley Bank, the premier financial partner to innovative businesses of all sizes and their investors worldwide, announced that Gerald Brady has moved to its UK Branch as Head of UK Relationship Banking.
Gerald has extensive experience in the technology and finance world with SVB in Silicon Valley, Siemens AG and 3i in London, Palo Alto and California, as well as PC Magazine, ZDNet and the launch of Yahoo! UK.
Commenting on the appointment, Phil Cox, Head of EMEA and India and President of the UK Branch for Silicon Valley Bank said: “Gerald brings vast experience and important connections within the technology sector to our clients in the UK. With his leadership, our team will continue to increase the probability of our clients’ success while growing our business at the same time.”
Gerald added: “From one fast-paced, exciting business climate to another, I am looking forward to life in London, after several years in Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley Bank is uniquely positioned to support innovative businesses throughout their life cycle with the financing and global treasury services they require. I’m thrilled to be back in the UK to help the tech sector here continue to thrive.”
Previously, Gerald was the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Entrepreneur Services and Corporate Venture Relationship Groups which are dedicated to supporting emerging technology and life science businesses and maintaining relationships with corporate venture and corporate development groups. Gerald is on the Board of the San Francisco chapter of the British American Business Council and is a member of the Advisory Board of the NVCA’s Corporate Venture Capital Group.
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Silicon Valley Bank is registered in England and Wales at 41 Lothbury, London, EC2R 7HF, UK under No. FC029579. Silicon Valley Bank is authorised and regulated by the California Department of Financial Institutions and the United States Federal Reserve Bank; authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority with number 577295; and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority are available from us on request.