Edwin has professional experience working in different countries where he acquired new language and communication skills and a history in managing relationships across cultures.
In 2003, Edwin seized on a unique challenge to work in Tanzania with a major global bank – Standard Chartered PLC where he gained extensive experience in developing key relationships while managing the bank’s portfolio of high net worth accounts which included business leaders and Government officials. He also acquired considerable process management skills when tasked to lead a project working committee; liaising with bank counterparts located in diverse markets over an extended period of time.
Edwin’s academic background reflects a multicultural experience gained throughout his years enrolled in primary and secondary schools located in Ethiopia, Italy, Malta, and the United States. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from a joint program between The American University in Rome - Italy and The City University of New York - Staten Island. He received his Masters of Business Administration Degree from Northeastern University in Boston and holds graduate level business certificates from The Washington Campus, IPADE School of Management, and Standard Chartered Bank PLC.