Chief Executive Officer, Smart UK and Ireland
Jamie is passionate about transforming pensions to make sure that they bring greater value and help improve later life for all people. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at B&CE, where he was instrumental in the design and delivery of The People’s Pension, before joining Smart in 2018. With a background in accountancy and more than 27 years' experience in financial services, Jamie is an experienced and skilful pair of hands to efficiently lead Smart's pension and platform businesses to further significant growth.
Chief Investment Officer, Smart Pension
Paul is responsible for the overall strategic design and management of the Smart Pension Master Trust investment proposition. He is a member of the Trustee Investment Sub-committee, and also chairs the Scheme Strategist. Before joining Smart Pension in 2019, Paul was a Managing Director at BlackRock (and subsequently Aegon), leading their UK defined contribution workplace pension business. He has also held senior positions at Fidelity, AXA and PwC.
Chief Technology Officer, Smart
Sam's the driving force behind our technology. Since Smart was founded, Sam has overseen the evolution of our platform and helped grow the engineering team to what it is today. With more than 20 years’ experience, he's the best person to make sure we're using the right technology as we continue to innovate within the financial services industry.
Chief Operating Officer, Smart UK
Sue is our guardian of 'customer first' in everything we do as a business. She loves evolving strategies to underpin strong commercial foundations and was previously head of distribution services at insurance giant Zurich.
Head of Governance and Regulation, Smart Pension
Pensions are complex. Regulation is vital. Ian oversees all our governance and regulatory obligations for the Smart Pension Master Trust, making sure we abide by the rules. As the former lead relationship manager for master trusts at The Pensions Regulator (TPR), Ian prepared the industry for the master trust authorisation regime. He was also responsible for ensuring advisers and master trust providers delivered compliant auto enrolment solutions He has been guardian of industry standards in his role at TPR. Ian underpins our evolution as a leading provider in auto enrolment and the wider defined contribution pensions market.
Senior Director of Strategic Delivery, Smart UK
Eve is a well-known and respected figure in the retirement savings sector. She spent two decades focused on pensions at employee benefits consultancy Mercer, which included setting up and running the firm’s UK DC consulting business. More recently she worked at the government DC scheme NEST, where she led on business delivery and customer engagement. Eve leads the UK Proposition Team as it builds new features for the Smart Pension Master Trust as well as contributing to the development of Keystone, Smart's global Platform-as-a-Service offering.
Director of Workplace Pensions, Smart Pension
Stuart is well-known in the UK pensions industry, having previously worked for Scottish Widows where he led growth in its contract based and master trust schemes. Stuart joins Smart Pension to guide it's workplace offering development from sustainability to experience to unrivalled value for money. Before this, he was responsible for driving growth in DC pensions at Hymans Robertson, as well as periods at Willis Towers Watson, Capita Employee Benefits and Standard Life.