Edward Lees

Edward Lees

Co-Head of the Environmental Strategies Group

Edward Lees joined BNPP AM in 2019 and is Co-Head of the Environmental Strategies Group.

In 2012 Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees co-founded thematic boutique asset manager North Shore Partners, with offices in London and Shanghai, which was subsequently acquired by London based alternative asset manager Duet Group. At Duet they served as co-chief investment officers and managed a natural resources fund.

Prior to Duet, Lees was CEO of North Shore, before which he was a managing director at Goldman Sachs where he worked for nine years, founding and running a global thematic principal investment business, applying fundamental and quantitative approaches.  He has also worked at Morgan Stanley in investment banking and private equity.  He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College and has an MBA with a major in Finance from the Wharton Business School.