Terry Smith MNZM – Chief Executive
Terry Smith started his career with Barclays Bank, became a stockbroker in 1984 with W Greenwell & Co. and subsequently worked at BZW and James Capel. In 1990 he became the head of UK Company Research at UBS Philips & Drew. In 1992 he joined Collins Stewart (subsequently Collins Stewart plc), becoming a director in 1996 and Chief Executive in 2000. When Collins Stewart and Tullett Prebon demerged in December 2006, he became Chief Executive of Tullett Prebon plc. He also became Executive Chairman of Collins Stewart plc, a position which he held until 2009 when he became Deputy Chairman, finally resigning from the Board of Collins Stewart plc in October 2010. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, has an MBA from The Management College, Henley and is a qualified Series 7 Registered Representative and Series 24 General Securities Principal with FINRA. In November 2010, Terry Smith launched Fundsmith, a fund management company, of which he is Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer. In the New Zealand 2012 New Year's Honours list, Terry Smith was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to New Zealand-United Kingdom relations.