Jerry has been Chairman of Linear Investments since January 2013. Linear Investments is FCA regulated to provide prime brokerage, execution, and hedge fund platform services, including FCA umbrella, capital introduction and hedge fund office infrastructure. Lees started his career as a trainee graduate at Lloyds bank. He gained experience in many technology and financial businesses before founding Northgate Computer Services, a leading Financial FinTech company. Later he was part of the team that created Liberty (part of Clearstream Bank), the first global electronic trading and execution platform. As Global Marketing Director, he set up distribution throughout Europe, the USA, and the Far East. The business was sold to Reuters for £50m in 1999.