Edouard gained a first-class degree in Economics from the Lovanium University of Kinshasa. Formerly a top Congolese banking and government official between 1967-1997
Edouard attended the University of Greenwich, in London (UK), where he received an M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance in 1999, and a PhD in Finance in 2003. He taught at the University of Greenwich Business School as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance from 2000 to 2009.
Returning to the DRC in 2009, he was appointed as CEO of one of the leading commercial banks. In March 2012, Edouard joined the Board of Directors of another leading commercial bank, as President of the Governance and Risks Committee.