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Ed Chamberlain

Managing Director - Private Equity Search

Ed Chamberlain

Partner - Investment Practice

Investment Practice
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Ed is the founder of Altus Partners and has built an enviable track-record, over many years within Private Equity search. He has placed from Partner to Analyst level with a range of high-profile funds to emerging managers. His guiding principals of honesty and integrity have enabled him to build long-standing, trusted relationships with key figures in the Private Equity industry.


Ed graduated with a BA Hons in Architecture before starting his career in Search in 2002. He was a founding member of Investigo (a Virgin fast-track business), which grew from a team of 4 to, over 250 people, before its sale. He helped establish another search firm in 2006 – One Search – before identifying a gap in the market and setting up Altus Partners in 2009. Ed has also gone on to co-found sister company C&C Search, where he is Chair to the board.


Ed is an executive business coach qualified in psychometric profiling. 

Ed has been recognised in CEO today magazine in 2019


Away from work, Ed is an avid runner (so far completing a couple of marathons), father of 4 and supporter of Oxford United Football Club