Edward Kus, Chief Operating Officer of Frontier Impact Group, joined Frontier Impact Group in April 2021. Ed brings a deep understanding of all aspects of business operations with a particular focus on major projects and finance, legal, governance and risk management.
Ed is currently on the board of Carbon8 and providing pro-bono legal support to Carbon8 focused on educating farmers about regenerative
agriculture and helping them to adopt and transition to more sustainable agricultural methods. He is passionate about doing whatever he can to support the world's transition to net zero as we move toward a resilient new, decarbonised economy.
Before joining Frontier Ed spent several years as a senior lawyer at the
Australian Football League working across all aspects of the AFL business including on the AFL's most significant major projects and complex commercial transactions such as the Marvel Stadium upgrade and recent media and broadcast deals. He was also an integral part of the AFL's efforts to complete the 2020 AFL season during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to his role at the AFL Ed worked for several years in the Projects and Finance team at international law firm DLA Piper where his work focused on major projects, particularly in the infrastructure, renewables and transport sectors.
Ed graduated from the Australian National University with degrees in law (with honours) and Asia-Pacific Studies (majoring in Chinese). He is business-fluent in Mandarin, having previously worked and studied in Hong Kong and Mainland China.