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IMpower incorporating FundForum
10 - 13 May 2022
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Gerard Aquilina
Partner at Cone Marshall


Gerard has had a successful 46 year career spanning law, investment banking and wealth management. He is the Monaco Representative of ConeMarshall, an international law firm and fiduciary services company specializing in estate planning and asset protection.

He has held senior management positions at UBS, Barclays, HSBC and Merrill Lynch where his positions have included Vice Chairman, Global Emerging Markets at UBS (where he oversaw the bank’s relationships with key clients), and Head of Europe, Middle East, Africa, and the Americas at Barclays Wealth.

Previous roles have also included CEO HSBC Private Bank for the Americas and Global Head for Sales, Marketing and Communication at Merrill Lynch, CEO Merrill Lynch International Trusts & Generational Planning, and Country Head Merrill Lynch Private Client Brazil.

Gerard holds an LLM from the School of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London, a Juris Doctor from the American University in Washington, D.C., and a BA in International Relations from Columbia University, NY.

He is a citizen of Canada and Malta, is conversant in six languages and has lived in Lebanon, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Greece, the UK, the US, Brazil and Uruguay.

Agenda Sessions

  • Family Office Leadership & Generational Shifts around the rise of impact investment and private markets