Ed serves as a member of the global executive leadership team and leads the asset, portfolio management and leasing initiatives across the European portfolio with close oversight of development and property management activities. Ed was previously a Director at Blackstone Property Management for 10 years. He calls upon more than 20 years of real estate experience having started his professional training at King Sturge, then working at Jones Lang Lasalle, followed by listed fund management business Invista REIM as a director.
Throughout his career, Ed has developed an intrinsic technical knowledge of direct real estate investments and operating companies across asset classes. While working on behalf of Blackstone portfolio companies, Ed has been involved in opportunistic and core + investments across Europe including office, logistics, student housing, PRS, multifamily and shopping centers. Projects of note include the Blackstone London and Continental European office portfolios, the inception of Logicor and Nido student housing.
Ed received an MSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University, is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is IMC qualified.