In the UK, the Centre for Policy Studies is well-known. Its mission is to develop and also promote different policies. These policies include those that allow various institutions in the society to flourish. It also aims at promoting enterprise and policies that limit the role of the state. Currently, CPS’s focus is on the upcoming reality of a post- Brexit Britain. It aims to develop policy insights which center on British voter needs. To support this initiative, it is launching four policy programs. The programs center on modern life. One interest among the four is addressing housing and planning. This is due to Graham Edwards who they took in to head the initiative.
A look at Graham Edwards
He has been CEO of Telereal Trillium for twenty years. His leadership has seen the company gain prominence in the UK. The company currently houses 1% of the workforce in the UK. It owns a $6 billion portfolio which includes 86 million square feet floor area. His influence gives an insight on how he is going to serve at CPS. He has guided the company through different moves. One notable time was when he played a role in the Telereal and Trillium merger. He initiated the transaction and led the negotiations before acquisition of Trillium. At CPS, he will serve as chairman of the Centre’s Housing policy. He also will be a Research Fellow.
The team heads will bring with them various experiences. Graham Edwards brings his long-time experience in financing and housing. These will prepare him well for the task in his policy initiative.
Graham Edwards went to school at Cambridge University. He has worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Management and BT Group Plc.
Before his work at Telereal, Edwards worked at Talisman Global Asset Management. he served as Chief Investment Officer. Here, he worked to register Talisman as Pears FSA arm that deals in asset management.
Graham Edwards exemplifies the group’s foundation and innovation. Under his chairmanship, one can’t help but look forward to what he has to bring on the table.