Ed Helmer – Finance & Administration Director

Ed Helmer

Finance and Administration Director, Ed Helmer, is a senior qualified finance professional with extensive experience in both the public and private sector. Ed joined AET in 2012 following many years of experience working as Fund Financial Controller for the Legal Services Commission, the government agency for the provision of legal aid, where he managed an annual budget of £2 billion. Prior to that, he was Chief Accountant for Thurrock Borough Council and had worked for a wide range of companies in the private sector.

As a result of his diverse background, Ed has a detailed understanding of IT systems both for large scale projects and at the more hands-on level, and his input is invaluable in their development to ensure that AET’s financial systems and controls are impeccable.