Edward is known for well-considered advice and professional empathy, which means he is an expert in engaging with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds, often in complex and sensitive subject matters. He has worked extensively in regional Western Australia, where he has engaged with Aboriginal leaders, service providers, families and community members to solve complex policy issues relating to aged care, alcohol and other drugs, and mental health issues.
Edward started his career by studying Law and Economics at UWA, before joining a global energy and resources giant in a commercial and contracting role. After two years in that role, he felt compelled to seek out more community focused, purpose-driven work and consequently joined Nous.
Outside of work, Edward sits on the board of the Consumer Credit Legal Service, a community legal centre, having previously spent three years working and volunteering there during his studies. Edward is also a passionate mental health anti-stigma advocate and spends time both in and outside of the workplace working to build understanding and awareness of mental health issues.
Edward grew up in the Perth hills with his parents, identical twin brother and border collie, Bo. He loves cooking, long walks, and remains a (very) long-suffering Carlton supporter.