Graham Edwards is the CEO of Telereal Trillium, the service provider and landlord UK Department of Work and Pensions and British Telecom PLC. Graham has various other business investments in industries such as real estate, software, mining, engineering, and water.
Graham studied Economics at Cambridge. He is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals, the Association of Corporate Treasurers, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Graham is now studying for an MA in International Relations at King’s College London, specializing in the Middle East.
Graham is a highly engaged philanthropist. He currently serves on the Boards or Committees of the Friends of the Hebrew University, UK MDA, Portland Trust, One Voice Europe, UJIA, Pennies, and World ORT.
Graham Edwards has been the CEO at Tellereal Trillium since its conception in 2001. The first deal he completed influenced the makeup and culture of the company many ways. The deal built a culture centered on achieving the earlier hidden value and strategic growth using partnerships. It formed a company with immense, mass scale property interests.
To completely understand the influence Graham Edwards had on the corporation he leads, it helps to dig deeper into the agreement that began it all. Completed December 2001, the transaction saw BT begin a 30-year strategic alliance with Telereal Trillium. The £2.38 billion transactions not only involved the bulk of BT’s properties in the UK, it saw Telereal Trillium gain 6,700 properties with a square foot area totaling over 59.2 million.
Graham Edwards boasts a background working with the most innovative companies in the investment sector. Before his career at Telereal, Graham was Talisman Global Asset Managements Chief Investment Officer. During that time, He managed to establish Talisman as Pears FSA registered asset administration department. Now, mainly due to Edwards’ work, Talisman holds assets under management with a value over £1 billion.