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ED Group's operations are managed and administered by a small team of highly qualified professionals based in Jersey.

Gordon Crawford

Chairman

Gordon is a founder of ED Group and is involved at a management and strategic level in all aspects of the business.

Gordon founded London Bridge Software (LBS) in 1980, developing the then leading collections and recovery software platform, Debt Manager. Gordon executed a successful IPO of LBS in 1997 and subsequently under his stewardship as Chairman the company enjoyed significant growth in 17 countries across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific entering the FTSE 250 index. LBS was acquired by Fair Isaac Corporation in 2004.

Since 2004 Gordon has undertaken several business ventures, predominantly in the financial technology and renewable energy sectors, including two further entrants to the FTSE 250 index.

Jamie Crawford

Director

Jamie is a founder of ED Group. He is responsible for managing the Securities Investments division and is involved at a financial level in all aspects of the business.

Jamie’s previous experience involves working for a UK equity fund management company based in Edinburgh before moving to Jersey to join the multi asset class team of a local investment company.

Jamie holds a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London and is a CFA Charterholder.

Graham Bell

Finance Director

Graham joined ED Group in 2012 to provide financial management and support primarily to the UK Property business as well as at group level.  

Graham served as a manager at PraxisIFM in Jersey from 2010 to 2012 having previously completed a graduate management programme with the Royal Bank of Canada from 2006 to 2010.

Graham holds a BA in Business Studies from Edinburgh Napier University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Tom Marett

Finance Director

Tom joined ED Group in 2014 to provide financial management and support primarily to the Technology & Innovation Fund and its investee companies as well as at group level.

Tom served as an Assurance Manager at PwC in Jersey from 2011 to 2014.

Tom holds a BA in International Studies and Politics from Birmingham University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.