Ed qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in 1998. He has been working with growth companies since 2000, as a corporate finance adviser, COO / CFO and investor. His focus on social impact and sustainable investing started in 2008 at Bridges Ventures and until 2018 he was head of the Energy and Infrastructure team at Downing LLP with over £400m of assets under management.
Ed has experience in originating, negotiating and managing venture, growth and infrastructure transactions and actively managing a portfolio of investments through to profitable exit. He has led investments to build, own and operate renewable energy generating assets (AD, hydro, solar and wind) as well as other energy and infrastructure assets.