Co-Managing Partner, General Counsel
As co-managing partner, Edward shares responsibility for leading DWM’s strategy, operations and business development, working closely with DWM’s senior team. As general counsel, Edward oversees legal and regulatory matters pertaining to DWM, its investment vehicles and overseas investments. Edward also serves as the chief compliance officer for DWM’s registered investment adviser and is a member of the DWM Equity Investment Committee.
Before joining DWM in 2009, Edward represented development finance institutions in project and structured finance transactions in emerging markets at the New York law firm Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly. Before that, he was an associate at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw in New York, where he represented underwriters in debt capital markets transactions in Latin America.
Edward graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in political science, earned a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and earned a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. He is a native English speaker and speaks Spanish. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador from 1996 to 1998.
Edward is the president of the board of directors of the Andean Cloudforest Foundation which supports cloud forest conservation efforts in Ecuador’s Amazon basin.