Gerard Richardson is the Secretary-General of the Social Economic Council of Sint Maarten as of January 1, 2012. In 2006 he graduated from the Hoge School van Amsterdam and obtained his bachelor in public law.
In the fall of 2006 he resumed his studies at the University of Amsterdam studying International and European law. In December 2006 he took a sabbatical from his studies and relocated to Sint Maarten.
On the island he worked from 2007 -2009 at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a tax assistant. In 2009 Gerard Richardson left the private sector to work for Government, he worked for the Legal Affairs & Legislation department until 2011.