Ed is a Senior Associate in the global macro practice. Prior to joining Global Counsel, Ed worked as a research analyst for a public policy think tank where he conducted economic analysis on emerging markets, primarily in Africa. He also holds an Economics degree from the University of Bath, which included a placement year as a research associate within the alternative assets industry.
At GC, Ed examines the geopolitical and macroeconomic environment and analyses the impact of policy changes on clients across a range of sectors.
Recent examples of his work include:
- Analysing how the increasing focus on Asia in the UK’s foreign policy strategy might create opportunities for companies in the mining sector.
- Reviewing and synthesising research on the economic impact of the pandemic and the policy challenges this is presenting for clients.
- Monitoring and assessing upcoming macroeconomic or political events which may impact client decisions.