Betfair floated on the London Stock Exchange in October 2010, valued at £1.4 billion. It is one of the world’s largest online sports betting operators, processing more than 5 million transactions a day.
Prior to setting up Betfair, Edward spent 8 years at J.P. Morgan & Co. as a Vice President in the debt capital markets & derivatives area.
Edward stepped down from his role as Chairman of Betfair in 2012, and currently holds Directorships at Funding Circle, LMAX Limited and Property Partner, and is a Trustee of Nesta. He is an active Angel investor.
He graduated from the University of Oxford with an MA in Engineering, Economics and Management and has twice been named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.