Mr. Calvert obtained a Masters in Engineering from Oxford, after which he gained employment for W.P. Carey & Co, a New York Stock Exchange listed company, working his way up to become Director and Head of Europe. After seven years he moved on to become Managing Director of D.B. Zwirn (UK) Limited. Mr Calvert then went on to establish his own real estate private equity firm, now called Gramercy Europe Limited, where he is CEO. Gramercy invests money on behalf of institutional investors, primarily pension funds from across the globe.
Five years ago he established a family charitable trust with a focus on children’s education in Africa and the mental health of children in general. He has travelled extensively around Europe, Asia and Australasia. He moved from Sussex to Jersey with his family in March 2017.