Gerry Qua started his career in the Treasury Department at Phinma (Philippine Investment Management Corporation). He then moved to the Esta Trading Corporation shifting his focus from finance to the trading of industrial chemicals. In 2005 he was appointed to manage the Esta Fine Color Corporation - a joint venture between the Esta Trading Corporation and the Japanese company Dainichiseka Color & Chemicals Manufacturing Company - which manufactures colorants for the plastic and rubber industries. He is now Vice President of the company.
Gerry’s interest in art began in 2006 and since then he regularly attends exhibitions and art related events, avidly following the growth of the Filipino art world as it continues to go from strength to strength. As a collector he too believes in the importance of securing the community from fraud and forgery and through Art Provenance aims to provide an accessible solution for artists, collectors, museums and galleries. Gerry holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines.