Hugely experienced team

Smart Pension is a fintech company that's run by teams of pension and technology experts. We'd like everyone to benefit from the best of both worlds – pension schemes that work hard with modern digital tools that make them easier to manage.

Smart Pension's leadership team

Meet the experts making sure this scheme works for you

Jamie Fiveash

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.

Paul Bucksey

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.

Sue Whittington

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.

Ian Digby

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.

Eve Read

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.

Stuart Reid

Director of Workplace Pensions, Smart Pension

Stuart is a well-known figure 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.

Meet our corporate team and board members

Our global team is transforming retirement, savings and financial wellbeing, across all generations, around the world.