Mark Smith

Independent Non-Executive Director, SIPP

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Mark’s experience and knowledge of the Financial Conduct Authority's Consumer Duty regulations is helping us to achieve the best outcomes for our SIPP customers.

Mark has over 35 years' experience in financial services and the personal pensions industry. He is currently a founder, Director and Non-Executive Director of several relevant businesses.

Mark previously spent 10 years at Mattioli Woods as a main PLC board director, departing as Chief Operating Officer in 2018, where he had overall responsibility for delivering the group’s services to its clients including oversight of all FCA regulatory requirements.

His extensive experience of the SIPP market and wider investment industry, as well as his specialist compliance background and deep knowledge of the FCA’s rules and expectations, were key to his appointment at Barnett Waddingham.

"BW SIPP is determined to deliver good outcomes for our customers and with Consumer Duty as a key priority, Mark’s experience at board level is invaluable. He gives us an extra layer of challenge to ensure we consider customers fully in our business decisions."
Simon Foster CEO, BW SIPP



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