Edward specialises in the management and administration of complex cross border vehicles, protectorships and creating and running private trust company structures.

Edward qualified as an English solicitor with Allen & Overy in 1990 and has 30 years’ experience of international trust planning.  He has worked in a number of jurisdictions including the Bahamas, Switzerland and Guernsey.

Until 2016 Edward was the Global Head of Fiduciary for a major international banking group, a position he held from 2011.

Edward was elected as Chair of STEP Worldwide in November 2014 and was also the Chair of STEP’s International Board of Directors, positions he held until the end of 2016. He is now one of only 7  Emeritus members of STEP an accolade awarded for outstanding and exceptional service to the Society. He is a Vice President of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and a member of the editorial board of Trusts & Trustees.  Edward has been recognised for his leadership roles in industry by many bodies including most recently the 2020 list of the 50 most influential people in the private client world  published by eprivateclient.