Jason Smith – FD, London South
Jason is an economics graduate of Cambridge University who qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1996. He has held a number of Finance Director positions in entrepreneurial businesses over the last 16 years with turnover ranging from start up to £50 million and spanning a range of sectors including distribution, manufacturing, publishing, serviced apartments and e-commerce.
He was most recently employed by Joseph Joseph, a family business in the homewares sector, which grew its turnover by 4 times during his tenure as FD and now operates with multiple international subsidiaries, including the US and Japan, and distributes to over 100 countries globally.
His strengths lie in financial planning and analysis, problem solving, business strategy and forecasting, systems implementation and operational team building. He has a genuine passion for helping SME businesses to fulfil and exceed their growth strategies.
Jason lives in Kent and has a four-year old son. His interests include skiing, golf, rugby and football.