Young Professionals Champion
Ed is a spokesperson and champion for New Zealand’s young professionals. He is the former President of the Auckland Young Professionals (AYP) and the Founder of the NZ Young Professionals Podcast, for which he recently interviewed New Zealand Primeminister, the Rt. Hon. Bill English.
Ed is an active member of the Institute of Directors in NZ, and has previous experience as a director of several not-for-profit organisations. He is typified as a sponsorship specialist, digital strategist and creative problem solver with a track record of delivering financial results.
Ed is the Head of Marketing and Digital at Opes Partners, a property investment company located in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland, which specialises in helping everyday New Zealanders become property investors.
Ed has been invited to speak at conferences, including the recent CEO Summit, where he appeared on a panel speaking on diversity, sitting alongside former Primeminister, Dame Jenny Shipley.