Group Chief Executive in 2007
Vice Chairman in March 2014
Director of Stewardship and Corporate Responsibility in March 2021
Chairman of Jupiter's Stewardship Committee and its Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. His role supports the work of the CIO Office as well as the Governance and Sustainability team.
With over 35 years’ experience in the investment market and 27 years working at Jupiter, including seven years as CEO, Edward has extensive knowledge of the fund management business. Edward stepped down from the Jupiter Board in May 2021. He continues to be actively involved in meeting with Jupiter’s investee companies, as well as contributing to Jupiter’s collaborative engagement and policy work.
Edward joined Jupiter in 1994 as a UK fund manager, after working at Schroders (1982-1986) and Electra Investment Trust (1986-1994). He was appointed Chief Investment Officer in 1999 and Joint Chief Executive in May 2000. He became Group Chief Executive in 2007 and led Jupiter through its management buyout that year and its subsequent IPO in June 2010. Edward relinquished his role as Group Chief Executive in March 2014, when he was appointed Vice Chairman.
Edward is the Senior Independent Director of Land Securities Group plc and ITV plc. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Netwealth Investments Ltd, a Board member of The Investor Forum, a Trustee of the Esmeé Fairbairn Foundation, and a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Livingbridge.