Edward Berks

Edward Berks

Global EGM, Financial Partnerships, Xero


Edward Berks is the Executive General Manager of Financial Partnerships at Xero and is known for leading engagement with the world’s most innovative banks and fintechs, to ensure that  Xero’s customers can access the most relevant financial services.role covers banking and fintech engagement, leveraging Open Banking and PSD2 to realise the next generation of services for Xero customers.

Edward is passionate about enabling success for small businesses and brings first-hand experience of the challenges faced by entrepreneurs. He is a co-founder of two cloud businesses; a VC-backed challenger in IT security subsequently acquired by Websense, and a business applications vendor for SMEs.