Graham Edwards is the CEO of Telereal Trillium. He is also involved in several other business ventures including engineering, water, mining, software and real estate. A graduate of England’s Cambridge University with a degree in economics, Edwards holds membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the United Kingdom Society of Investment Professionals and the Association of Corporate Treasurers (Glassdoor). Graham Edwards is also a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors fellow. Currently he’s at King’s College London working on his master’s in International Relations.
A committed, very active philanthropist, Graham Edwards is on a wide variety of committees and boards. They include One Voice Europe, British Friends of the Hebrew University, Portland Trust, UJIA, World ORT, UK MDA, Pennies and several others. Prior to beginning working with Telereal Trillium, Edwards was with Merrill Lynch Investment Management as a fund manager and with the property department of the BT Group Plc as head of finance. He also served as Talisman Global Asset Management’s chief investment officer after establishing it as the registered asset management arm of Pears FSA.
Telereal Trillium Limited is a central London headquartered company involved in investment and commercial property management. They are the United Kingdom Department of Work and Pension and British Telecom Plc’s landlord and service provider. Graham Edwards spearheaded the negotiations which led to Trillium’s acquisition from the Land Securities Group Plc in 2009. This helped to create Telereal Trillium, a market leader when it comes to property outsourcing and investment. As a result, 6,700 properties were transferred to Telereal Trillium in a property outsourcing deal valued at £2.4bn. It generates over £1 billion in combined annual business revenue.
Graham Edwards was promoted to chief executive officer of Telereal Trillium in 2011. Trillium was created in 1997 with the expressed purpose of acquiring the Department for Work and Pensions property portfolio. It did so in 1998. In 2000, Land Security acquired Trillium and renamed the company land Securities Trillium. William Pears Limited established the joint-venture company Telereal in 2000 to acquire British Telecom’s property portfolio. Telereal purchased Trillium in 2009 and created Telereal Trillium.