When Telereal was created in 2001, Graham Edwards became the Chief Executive. The transaction he initiated enabled 6,700 properties to be transferred to Telereal from BT. This property outsourcing deal was worth £2.4bn. He was additionally responsible for acquiring Trillium from the Land Securities Group by leading the negotiations in January of 2009. This was when Telereal Trillium became firmly established as a leader in the markets of investment and outsourcing. The annual revenue of the company exceeded £1 billion (uk.linkedin).
Prior to coming to Telereal Trillium, Graham Edwards had served Talisman Global Asset Management as the Chief Investment Officer. He additionally worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Management as a fund manager and served as the BT Group’s head of finance. He served Cambridge University as the reader of economics and is a member of the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the UK Society of Investment Professionals,the Association of Corporate Treasurers and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Since 2011, Graham Edwards has worked for Telereal Trillium as the CEO, British Telecom Plc as the service provider and landlord and the UK Department of Work and Pensions. He has many varied and substantial business interests encompassing engineering, water, software, mining and real estate.
Telereal Trillium Ltd is classified as an investment and commercial property management company. Their headquarters is located in central London. The William Pears Group EBT and the B Pears Trust hold the ordinary shares. The William Pears Group EBT and The William Pears Group hold the preference shares. Telereal Trillium manages buildings including the Department for Work and Pensions job centres with a contract worth £3.2 billion. Telereal Trillium Ltd additionally manages property for the DVLA.
Last year the taxes for the UK corporation were paid in full. £163 million of the companies profits from post-taxes were funneled in share dividends to a parent company. This company is based within the British Virgin Islands where the corporation and income tax rate stands at zero. Share payments have been given to the offshore owner of the Trillium Group in the amount of £673 million since the year 2010.