Key Personnel - Mark Smith

The investment of our client portfolios and funds is the responsibility of a team of highly experienced investment professionals. The team has on average over 20 years of individual investment experience and many have worked together for a number of years.

We place the same emphasis on management and support functions. Whether involved in the day to day management of the business, or in the direct administration of our clients’ portfolios, high standards of industry experience and practical knowledge are central to our team approach.

Mark Smith - Director, Private Clients
  • Mark Smith
  • Director, Private Clients

Mark joined the company in 2002 and manages portfolios for both UK and international clients. He is a Japanese equity specialist and sits on the Stock Selection Committee. Prior to joining Waverton, Mark spent a number of years in institutional fund management specialising in Japanese equities, firstly at Provident Mutual but mainly at Foreign & Colonial where he worked for five years ultimately managing large Japanese equity funds. Mark graduated from Exeter University in 1994 with a degree in Spanish, has passed his IIMR exams and is an Associate of the Institute (now CFA).