Ed Joined Octopus in 2010 and is a Portfolio Director in the Specialist Finance team. Ed is responsible for the EIS product line across Specialist Finance and Renewables as well as being a member of the Specialist Finance Investment Committee. He has board roles with a number of Octopus’ investee companies and has experience structuring in and investing across a number of sectors including energy, real estate and media.
Ed was originally a finance lawyer at SJ Berwin for five years before relocating to Los Angeles as head of business affairs for cineFinance, a specialist insurance business owned by Houston Casualty Company.
Ed studied law at Manchester University, is a qualified solicitor (non-practicing) and holds the Investment Management Certificate.