JERRY BROOKS

Executive Director (Lausanne)

Jerry is a top-class professional having led the acquisition, funding, growth and disposal of complex international businesses over a period of 25 years. He managed communications at a senior level with blue-chip financial institutions and legal firms. Jerry’s experience includes acquisitions, strategy and management, financing, exits, and systems, Controls and reporting.

From 1999-October 2018, Jerry was Head of Atmosclear S.A. focusing on private equity investments across a range of sectors including technology, media, property and energy. AS such, he managed numerous start-up, early-stage & development investments, joint ventures and exits throughout Europe, USA and Australia and grew the investment funds threefold over 10 years.

Prior, Jerry served as Group Finance Director at Countrywide Communications and was in charge of finance, legal and administration functions for a leading European PR group also providing advertising and political lobbying services. Jerry ran the successful sale of the group to Omnicom, following which the group was merged with the US-based consultancy Porter Novelli.

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Jerry served as Finance Director at Telecom Technology International from 1989-1991 and was with Arthur Andersen from 1982-1987. He holds a BSc Hons in Computer Management and Sciences from Warwick University (1982) and is a Chartered Accountant (1985).