Edward Palmer

Edward Palmer
Advisory Group member

Edward is Chief Investment Officer and Head of Sustainability at Alpha Real Capital, a specialist real assets investment manager focused on secure income strategies such as commercial ground rents, social infrastructure and renewable energy. In this role, he chairs the investment committee, oversees the investment process and fund performance, and leads ESG integration across the group.

Edward has over 26 years’ experience covering investment management, insurance and investment banking, and prior to joining Alpha he spent 14 years at MetLife where he was Chief Investment Officer, EMEA, overseeing approximately £10 billion equivalent of AUM across public and private credit, infrastructure, and real estate.

Prior to becoming CIO, Edward was Managing Director and Head of Credit having previously undertaken roles in portfolio management and research. 

Earlier in his career, Edward spent two years as a Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, having started his career at Barclays Investment Bank where he worked in IBD and debt advisory.