Jim Smart has held a number of senior positions in Finance and HR including HR Director at Abbey National, CFO at Boots Group, CFO at Friends Provident and CFO at Premier Foods. He was also a non-executive director at F&C Asset Management.
He has considerable pensions' experience gained as a trustee of several pension funds and as a business executive working closely with pension funds in matters such as investment management, risk management, mergers & acquisitions, corporate refinancing, pensions administration and benefit design.
Jim is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy and has an MBA. He joined BESTrustees in February 2013.