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Edward Lees

Co-Head and Senior PM, Environmental Strategies Group

Edward is Co-Lead Portfolio Manager for the Energy Transition Fund and Environmental Absolute Return Thematic Strategy (launching Q1 ‘20) having joined BNPP AM in 2019.

Since 2012, Edward was the CEO and co-founder of North Shore Partners that merged with Duet Asset Management in 2015. Edward began his career in 1994 at Morgan Stanley in New York in investment banking and private equity. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 where he was a MD and founded and ran a thematic investing and special situations group. Edward set up thematic fund Clear River Capital LLP in 2009 and subsequently went to UBS as a MD to start a principal investing business.

He holds a MBA from Wharton and a BA from Amherst College.

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