Charles has been a managing director since he joined ACE & Company (“ACE”) in 2011. In addition to heading the London office, managing ACE’s Angel investment portfolio, and leading investments across all ACE’s strategies, Charles has held directorship positions in ACE’s investment companies since he joined the group. During this time, he has overseen the execution of multiple direct investment transactions, and also actively participated in the creation of several portfolio companies.

Prior to ACE, Charles held a financial analyst position at Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, the corporate finance division of Canada's leading bank, where he participated in the preparation, completion, and review of advisory mandates, mergers, acquisitions, and financial review for corporate clients. Based out of Calgary, he focused mainly on serving energy companies.