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Edward Blad

Founder & CEO

Edward started his career in Independent Research in 2007 upon joining Eden Financial. In 2011, following their acquisition by Marex Spectron, Edward was promoted to manage Business Development for the Independent Research team.

He has developed and imparted to Institutional Investors unrivalled insight and skills in evaluation across IRPs. Edward has established and developed working relationships with over 1,000 Providers, setting up countless introductions as well as effectively managing the rapidly expanding series of long-lasting relationships which have ensued. This grounding led him to set up IRF in 2016.