Ed Walters

Ed partners with leaders and investors at the intersection of private capital, real assets, and technology navigating digital transformation and the energy transition.

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Based in New York City, Ed Walters is a former investor and operator who partners with boards, investors, and management teams navigating climate tech, the energy transition, and digital transformation across industries.

Ed serves as Chairman of the Climate Collective, a climate technology innovation network, and is a venture partner at Overture, an early-stage venture fund that specializes in helping climate startups win government support and navigate regulatory complexity.

Prior to Russell Reynolds, Ed cofounded two early-stage venture capital firms, built and led all go-to market functions on the executive team at Andreessen Horowitz-backed Mosaic, and worked at two global institutional investment firms. He started his career in healthcare economic policy at the Brookings Institution and the United States Senate in Washington, D.C.

“A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.”

Ed holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MSc from the University of Oxford, and a BA from Trinity College. He is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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Areas of Expertise

Board and CEO Advisory Board Director and Chair Search Customer Activation and Growth Executive Search Financial Officers Industrial Private Capital Social Impact Sustainability Officers Technology Technology, Data, and Digital Officers Venture Capital and Growth

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