Graham Edwards has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telereal Trillium since its creation. He was previously the CEO of Telereal which formed in 2001 as a joint venture between William Pears Group and Trillium. Graham Edwards was vital in the acquisition of Trillium from Land Security Group to create Telereal Trillium. He came to the newly formed company with a background in investing while serving as the Chief Investment Officer of Talisman Global Asset Management.
The first deal Graham Edwards made as CEO outlined a value which had not been realized before in growth of a company through partnership. This partnership influenced the makeup of the company by creating vast property holdings. The deal which Edwards engineered with BT created a 30 year partnership. It allows for the vacating of properties owned by BT over time in order to reduce the size of their estate by more than 30%. Telereal Trillium was able to gain value from those properties and even redevelop them in some cases.
Graham Edwards Telereal is credited with setting the tone at Telereal Trillium. He has brokered many deals and negotiations to keep them at the top of the market. The most notable deal was the acquisition of Trillium by Telereal to create Telereal Trillium in 2009. The transaction is what established the company as a leader in the market.
Telereal Trillium is one of the largest companies which manage commercial properties and investments in the UK. It manages a portfolio valued at £ 6 billion. About 1% of the work force in the UK is managed by Telereal Trillium which is centered out of London. According to the November 2010 revelation, Telereal Trillium is recognized by the UK Government as one of the top private sector companies to receive government spending.