Ed Gelsthorpe

Ed is Chief Counsel, BAE Systems plc responsible for legal matters across BAE Systems UK businesses. Ed has over 25 years’ extensive experience

Ed has over 25 years’ extensive experience in advising on a broad range of corporate, commercial, regulatory, IP and employment matters, both internationally and within the UK. Ed began his career as a solicitor in private practice in London, before moving in-house. Ed is also an elected member of the Economic, Legal and Trade Committee of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), based in Brussels, the Law Society’s GC Advisory Panel, and the International Committee of the UK Employment Lawyers’ Association. Ed has a degree in law from Cambridge University and a Dip

Ed is also an elected member of the Economic, Legal and Trade Committee of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), based in Brussels, the Law Society’s GC Advisory Panel, and the International Committee of the UK Employment Lawyers’ Association. Ed has a degree in law from Cambridge University and a Dip

Ed has a degree in law from Cambridge University and a Dip d’Et from Grenoble University, France. Ed is married with 2 daughters and has a strong interest in art,

Ed is married with 2 daughters and has a strong interest in art, music, and architecture.

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