Ed joined Octopus in 2010 and is an investment 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 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 5 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-practising) and holds the Investment Management Certificate.