Adrian Edwards

Chief Operating Officer

Biography

PROFESSIONAL:

Adrian has over 20 years of experience in the market, having held various senior roles throughout his career. Most recently, he was Head of Operations and IT (COO) at Ahli United Bank, UK, and before that served as Global Head of Operations Transformation at FNZ.

Prior to this, Adrian spent 23 years at Deutsche Bank in various divisions, including Investment Banking/Capital Markets and latterly as COO - Wealth Management UK. During his time with Deutsche, he was instrumental in driving key initiatives, such as the creation of a new Bank in the Netherlands and the rebuilding of Wealth Management in the UK from the ground up.  Successfully implementing new operating, people, data and technology models with significant cost reductions and revenue increases across the business.

Adrian has spent many years working across the globe with extended periods of time spent in the North America and APAC regions as well several European locations and thus has a deep understanding of building relationships in multi-cultural environments and driving success on a global scale.

Adrian’s experience across Front Office, infrastructure and support functions gives him the breadth to deliver efficient solutions that meet client needs while ensuring the highest possible level of control and stability to ensure long term success.

Adrian brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge invaluable to us in our mission to provide clients with the best possible service. In his role, he will focus on further streamlining operations and enhancing client experience across all business areas.


IN HIS SPARE TIME...

Adrian is amateur pilot and tries to take to the skies whenever the British weather allows. Most weekends he is also a semi-professional taxi driver for his two children and their numerous sporting endeavours. In more sedate pursuits, he is also an avid movie buff and enjoys DIY whenever his family are willing to take the risk.


EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS:

  • University of Surrey, graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor’s in Economics and Computing

Office address

Burleigh House
357 Strand
London
WC2R 0HS
United Kingdom

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