Eddie spent over 45 years in the book publishing industry both in the United Kingdom and the United States.
He was Chairman and publisher of Harper Collins (a News Corp company) where he published Margaret Thatcher, Mikail Gorbachev, John Major and many well-known and highly successful fiction writers.
After his time at Harper Collins, Eddie founded a Literary Agency and has held non-executive Board positions in companies in the airline industry, financial services and contact (call) centres.
Until its successful sale in 2020, Eddie was executive Chairman of Haynes Publishing.
He has been senior non-executive Director of New Century Media since July 2009.