Edward started his career at PwC, working on financial and commercial due diligence assignments. He left PwC in 2001 to join Sun Capital, where he has been involved in a number of transactions.

As a co‐founder and Executive Director of Pearl Edward played a major part in the initial acquisition, the financing, the follow on acquisition of Resolution Plc and the re‐listing of Phoenix Group Plc. In 2009, Edward co‐led the £500 million reverse of Pearl Group into Liberty and in 2012 Edward sourced and led the £250 million fund raising, debt re‐terming and dividend enhancement of Phoenix.

Most recently Edward led the acquisition of Keepmoat Group where he is now on the main Board