Ed Aitken

Ed Aitken

Ed Aitken

Global Operations Director

Ed has 10 years of operational experience working across the globe.

He served 8 years as a Commissioned Officer in the British Army including two operational tours in Afghanistan leading teams in a reconnaissance role where access to water was a key operational planning consideration. His career culminated in a diplomatic role working on the Middle East Peace Process where water insecurity underpinned a complex geostrategic conflict. He has a deep understanding of the strains of water security on remote locations.

Since leaving the Army he has worked across a range of impact investment projects to develop Sub-Saharan African economies. He has experience of delivering projects in fast moving and complex environments.