Born and raised in Manchester, Edward graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004 with a degree in French and Spanish. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2005 and after starting his working life with a top-tier Insurance Company, Edward moved to London to develop a career within the recruitment sector. Following 4 years working for an LSE-listed recruitment business, he set up MERJE’s London office in 2011 and continues to establish himself as a highly successful regulatory & risk recruitment specialist across the Southern regions.

Edward works on a broad range of assignments for a diverse client base, from boutique investment houses to top-tier organisations within the financial services sector, in areas including: investment banking, asset management, investment management, wealth management, corporate banking, hedge fund, private equity and stockbroking.

His coverage spans the Compliance, Risk & AML fields of financial services, where he has gained an outstanding reputation for developing strong, long-standing client relationships and identifying high quality candidates across a very competitive space.