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Gerald Abbey

Gerald Abbey
Gerry currently fills a dual role as a manager of expatriate housing within AIRINC’s Data and Analysis Department and as Social Media Marketing Manager. As a member of the housing team since 2009, Gerry helps train cost of living surveyors in international housing data collection and analysis methodology, and also assists in the quarterly release of housing and utility data for over 500 locations. Due to the ever changing mobility needs of AIRINC’s clients, Gerry is also working with a product development team to enhance AIRINC’s housing tools to better service our clients’ needs. As the managing editor for content, style, and publication of AIRINC’s blog, Gerry is able to cross-connect his wealth of data experience into valuable content for our global professional following. Before joining AIRINC, Gerry spent two years living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia on a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching and researching international instructional methodology.

Recent Posts

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 27, 2019 @ 01:21 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Views of rusted-out ship remains in Ana Chaves Bay. As seen during AIRINC's onsite survey of São Tomé, São Tomé & Príncipe. Photo taken by AIRINC Surveyor Andrew Morollo

Travel. Learn. Grow. 

While AIRINC has an international survey team that travels globally each quarter to collect data, we as a company are all travelers. To share and connect as a group, we host a photo contest quarterly and hang the winner’s picture in our Cambridge headquarters, helping to decorate our still new-feeling office at 675 Massachusetts Ave.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2019 @ 02:45 AM / by Gerald Abbey

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup started on June 7. Along with much of the world, we've been following along closely - cheering and thinking about the stats (because we love data) from the games so far. Below are some of the fun facts we've dug up:



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 25, 2019 @ 12:00 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Part 1: Compensation Basics for Globally Mobile Employees

Understanding how and when to use different compensation approaches is key to achieving global mobility goals. Join us to learn more about:



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2019 @ 09:19 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Andrew Morollo, shown above, playing an Eritrean Krar at a wedding in Asmara.

15 years of collecting data across the globe: 

Andrew Morollo, AIRINC’s most seasoned international cost-of-living surveyor, visited his 200th unique survey city in 2018. To honor this milestone, Andrew tells us about his career, and the lessons he’s learnt from 15 years of surveying, and a lifetime of travel.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2019 @ 02:15 AM / by Gerald Abbey

June 27, 2019 | 2 PM ET / 1 PM CT / 8 PM CET | Duration: 60 minutes | Register


Brought to you by: Envoy Global | Mobility Empowered | AIRINC

Global mobility is rapidly changing and increasingly becoming a point of emphasis for employers. In fact, almost half of employers expect the demand for global assignments at their organization to increase during the next year, according to Envoy Global’s 2019 Immigration Trends report.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2019 @ 01:44 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Do you value education?

The annual AIRINC institute webinar series is back. If you are new to global mobility, are in need of a refresher, or simply want to keep on top of all-things-mobility, this webinar series is for you.  



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[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 @ 07:00 AM / by Gerald Abbey

AIRINC's Relationship Manager, Christopher Ward, in an interview with Peggy Smith, Worldwide ERC President & CEO.

Leadership Unplugged with Peggy Smith & Christopher Ward

Worldwide ERC President & CEO, Peggy Smith, SCRP, SGMS-T, talks disruption, innovations, and trends with talent mobility leader, Christopher Ward from Associates for International Research (AIRINC):



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[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2019 @ 09:43 AM / by Gerald Abbey

AIRINC Exhibiting at FEM Americas

AIRINC will be exhibiting at the FEM Americas Global Mobility Summit this May 22-23. We look forward to the conference and hope to see you there! In a year that's already seen broad tax changes and continued BREXIT uncertainty, now is a great time to meet and discuss how to proactively stay ahead of these changes. 



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