Edward was awarded a first-class MSci in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2016. This was followed by a PhD in physics, also from Cambridge University, in 2021. Edward’s PhD involved performing experimental research on ultracold atoms trapped in optical lattices. During this time, Edward contributed to a number of scientific papers related to quasicrystalline optical lattices and quantum phase transitions. Edward joined Marks & Clerk’s Cambridge office as a trainee patent attorney in 2021.