Gary Edwards
Managing Director
Gary Edwards serves as a Managing Director based in London, participating across all aspects of EmergeVest's investment and business activities. He serves on the EmergeVest global investment committee and the board of EmergeVest portfolio company, EV Cargo.
Mr. Edwards is a successful financial services industry veteran with significant global experience. In his previous roles, he has built and operated institutional private credit businesses across a wide range of industries, transaction types and risk profiles, spanning leveraged buyouts, growth capital, trade finance, asset-based lending and other bespoke credit solutions. In addition to broad perspective across mid-market growth businesses and international M&A, Mr. Edwards has deep knowledge in business review, strategy, Six Sigma, operations and risk management.

Prior to joining EmergeVest, Mr. Edwards spent 14 years with Investec as Head of Growth & Acquisition Finance, founding the businesses in UK, South Africa and Australia, as well as serving as UK Managing Director for Templewater Private Equity, an Investec partnership. Before joining Investec, he was with GE Capital Commercial Finance Europe for over 10 years, creating a multi-billion dollar lending business through organic growth and acquisitions in 11 European countries. Prior to GE Capital, he held board positions with Barclays Commercial Finance responsible for UK Invoice Discounting and Trade Finance including Import & Export Finance divisions.