Ed joined the Tutor Trust in 2023 after a decade working as a CEO in the education, charity and youth sectors. Most recently as an award-winning CEO of Middlesex University Students’ Union.

Ed was Vice President of the National Union of Students and has also worked in parliament for Jon Cruddas MP. He has a background in community organising and founded the Barnet Refugee Welcome Board which supports refugees resettled in North London by providing support, education and welfare provision.

He has led national research into the student experience within Higher Education, working for the Office for Students as well as a number of universities. He is a college governor and has also been a trustee of several social justice charities.

Ed is completing a doctorate in education which is focussed on diversity in education and the role of the third sector in the education system. He is a graduate of Hull University, has an MBA from the Open University and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.