Gary Edwards joined the Board of Trustees at Action for Children in December 2020.

He has more than 38 years’ experience in business transformation, engineering and IT. 30 of these have been within the finance sector.

Gary has an outstanding record in developing and delivering business and IT strategies. He's been a transformational leader across a range of businesses and technologies. And he has experience of operating at Board and Senior Executive levels.

Gary currently is an Executive Director at Perch Capital supporting their growth strategy.

Gary has worked with blue chip companies like Lowell Group, Thomas Cook, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays/Barclaycard and Connecticut Mutual.

He has worked in the USA, and held senior executive roles with responsibilities across Europe, India and Vietnam.