Became a Jesuit in 1951. Gerry J was vice-principal at Heythrop College before being appointed Master of Campion Hall in 1992. He has written several books and had many articles published. He still lives at Campion Hall in Oxford.
Gerry became a Jesuit aged 55 after a career as a chest doctor. Assigned to Cape Town in the 1980s he bore witness to and supported the struggle against apartheid. He was chaplain to prisoners on Robben Island and knew Nelson Mandela.