Technically, Edo is Count Edoardo Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi. His father, Count Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi, is a British alpine skier who competed in the 1972 Winter Olympics. His mother, Nikki Shale, was married to British businessman and politician Christopher Shale, who was a close ally of former Prime Minister David Cameron. Edo's stepfather died suddenly at Glastonbury Festival in 2011.
Beatrice and Edo's families have reportedly known each other for years, as her parents, Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, are good friends with David Cameron.