Meet the Team

Z. Edward Akkawi

Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel

Edward Akkawi is Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of First Asset. He is responsible for the over-all management of the operational and legal functions for First Asset.

Prior to joining First Asset in 2000, Edward practised corporate commercial law for four years at the Toronto law firm of McMillan Binch LLP (now McMillan LLP). Edward holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) in Toronto, Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from McGill University in Montréal, Québec, and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.