London, United Kingdom
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Ed is the fund manager of Aviva Investors’ European Equity Income funds. His responsibilities include supporting the day to day running of all other European Equity funds run out of London office. Ed’s specialism is in the Support Services sector.
Experience and qualifications
Ed progressed to his current role in 2015 after working as the assistant fund manager for European Equities, and was initially hired as a support services equity analyst for the European and UK Equity team.
Ed began his career with Lloyds Banking Group, initially joining the Business Specialist Scheme with various roles in corporate lending, strategy and risk management in the Wholesale Banking division, and then moving to the Business Support Unit Investments team, initially in the Portfolio team but later moving to a combined transaction and portfolio role.
Ed holds a BA (Hons) in Finance Accounting and Management from the University of Nottingham, and an Applied Diploma in Corporate Banking. He has also passed Level 1 of the IMC and is a CFA® charterholder.
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