Edward Lawson Johnston


Edward is a Partner at Alvarium and sits on the Alvarium Global Operational Board as well as Merchant Banking and Direct Investment divisions. He is responsible for overseeing strategy for business development across the group.

Edward also sits on the board of Leander Capital Partners the ECM and corporate advisory boutique; and is an advisor to Aperture Partners, a specialist finance company headquartered in Los Angeles. Prior to founding Alvarium (previously LJ Partnership) in 2009, he was Managing Partner of Cornhill Fund Management LLP and Managing Director of Cornhill Property Investments, part of the Cornhill Asset Management Group. He previously set up CR Investment Group and the British & World Luxury Council in London, Dubai, Mumbai and Delhi. Edward was also an Advisor to the London School of Business and Finance and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Bristol.