Edward Simmons is a Principal in the Private Wealth Solutions Group based in London. Mr. Simmons is responsible for managing the firm’s relationships with international family offices and ultra-high-net-worth private investors on a variety of levels.
Before joining the London office, Mr. Simmons was based in New York where he helped launch Blackstone’s Private Wealth Management Group and oversaw business development efforts. Mr. Simmons joined Blackstone in 2008 as a Research Analyst within the firm's Private Equity Group, where he sourced and evaluated late-stage venture and growth-equity investment opportunities.
Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Simmons spent several years at Bernstein Global Wealth Management where he advised family offices, high-net-worth individuals, foundations and endowments on investment strategies and portfolio construction.