Gerrit is experienced in management consulting and industry by having held senior leadership positions in the steel, energy, and technology industries.

Before AlixPartners, Gerrit was VP of Procurement at Severstal North America, where he oversaw a $3.5 billion supply chain for one of the largest steelmakers in the U.S. Prior to that, he was principal at E.ON, one of the world’s largest investor-owned utilities, chief operating officer at Guardhat, an equipment provider for industrial customers, as well as consultant for McKinsey & Co.

Gerrit has a PhD in technology management from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and a Master in Business and Engineering from Technical University of Berlin, Germany.