Charles Miller SmithChairman

    “The UK is a global leader in creativity. I am pleased to be part of a firm that works with so many success stories which excel both in Britain and overseas.”

    Charles is Chairman of the Board of Edge Investments, having worked at the highest levels of British industry for decades. He helps Edge deliver on its strategy and brings with him a stellar track record of supporting business growth and transformation.

    Prior to joining Edge, Charles held senior positions at Unilever in a career spanning more than 30 years, where he held a wide range of financial and general management positions in the UK, the Netherlands, and India, including five years as Director of Finance.

    He was CEO and Chairman of ICI, Deputy Chairman and subsequently Chairman of Scottish Power, a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc and an international adviser at Goldman Sachs International. He is currently a non-executive director of Premier Foods plc, a senior adviser at Warburg Pincus and also serves as independent director of Firstsource Solutions Limited.