Edward Finch - Partner

Edward joined Buzzacott in 2003 and is a Partner in the Charity & Not for Profit team.

Alongside a diverse portfolio of charities and membership organisations, he leads our work with social businesses. His client organisations operate locally, nationally and internationally and across a range of activities encompassing international development, public service delivery and a wide variety of membership activities. In addition to offering advice relating to financial statements and reporting, Edward and his team also offer:

  • Structures and governance advisory services
  • Business and financial planning
  • Funder assurance and transaction due diligence
  • Reviews of systems and processes
  • Training for trustees and staff

Alongside his work duties, Edward is an avid speaker and writer, contributing regular articles for Pioneers Post and other publications as well as presenting on a broad range of topics within Buzzacott’s own training and seminars and at sector events.

Edward is a member of the Finance and Resources Committee of Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), a social enterprise working with NGO, public sector and corporate partners to bring innovative market based solutions to deliver healthy and reliable sanitation and water supplies. He has held a number of trustee roles including as treasurer of his local Age UK charity and of a furniture reuse programme.

Outside of the office Edward is a season ticket holder at Arsenal FC and enjoys an occasional round of golf.  He is a fan of a wide range of music from the 60’s through to present day and (when no-one else is listening) plays the guitar.


To view the latest news and insights written by Edward click here.

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