Ed brings over 20 years of experience in wealth and asset management, working at an executive level with some very large financial services brands. His day job is Managing Director of Wealth for Benchmark – an award-winning organisation which provides support for 1,000+ Independent Financial Advisers from across the UK. For Robertson Baxter, he sits on the board as a Non-Executive Director, helping to provide support and strategic input to the business.
Ed lives in London with his wife Becky and their two children Molly and Charlie. In his spare time (when he gets it), Ed loves to travel, take long walks, and see Tottenham play (when they win). He also has a keen interest in cars, and actually built his own car a few years ago (and it still works!).
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Ed in the spotlight
On an ideal weekend, you can find me:
With friends and family, exploring doing something different
My favourite holiday destination is:
Somewhere I haven’t been before
My favourite song to play in the car is:
AC/DC Back In Black
The first album I bought was:
Three feet high and rising – De La Soul
If I could be any fictional character, I would be:
Captain Kirk (I am not a trekkie though… just like the idea of boldly going beyond…)
If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in:
When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for:
The three qualities that draw me to new people are:
Energy, intrigue, humour
The best gift I’ve ever received is:
Too hard to point to one… I am pretty sentimental so generally they are small things I get from my family
The three people at my dream dinner party would be:
David Attenborough, Steve Jobs, David Bowie
The three small things that make my day better are:
Getting some time back unexpectedly, seeing the children before bedtime, making progress on something that has been stuck
Three things I haven’t done so far include:
Climbing a really big mountain (want to go above 6000m), build my own house (one day I will be on grand designs!), run a marathon (just cannot find the time – or the fitness!)