Ed joined Octopus in 2010 and is Portfolio Director in the Specialist Finance team. Ed is responsible for the portfolio management of the Octopus Inheritance Tax Service, which includes Fern Trading, and Octopus EIS, as well as being a member of the Specialist Finance Investment Committee. He is a director of 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 LLC, a subsidiary of Houston Casualty Company.
Ed has an LLB (Hons) degree in law from Manchester University, is a qualified solicitor (non-practising) and holds the Investment Management Certificate.