Geoffrey started his career in London with L Messel and Co. Stockbrokers, MW Marshall, Money Brokers and Merrill Lynch Government Securities Inc. After 15 years he then joined Reuters Plc. in 1980 and was posted to Japan in 1983 to take up the position of Head of Sales and Marketing. During his tenure at Reuters he spent time as Country Manager and President for Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Korea and Japan. With the latter he took the business to a level where it was generating 42% of Reuters revenue in Asia.
In 1996 he moved to New York to join Instinet (a Reuters company) after which time Geoffrey returned to Asia as CEO Instinet Asia Pacific, the same year after he gained membership of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and later the Sydney Stock Exchange. Having built the Instinet business in Asia Geoffrey decided to retire in 2002 and return to Europe to take up residence in Italy. In 2003 he formed his first company in Italy, Montecastelli Srl. and now has 3 companies where the principal activity is property restoration.