Richard Smith MA FIA

Richard Smith is an experienced pensions actuary who heads up the Corporate Advisory Services practice within Spence & Partners. In addition to advising a portfolio of trustee clients, he has specialised over recent years in providing pragmatic support to employers sponsoring occupational pension schemes. Particular areas of expertise include accounting for pension costs, liability management exercises, dealing with the pensions issues arising from M&A activity and scheme funding.

Before joining Spence & Partners in 2014, Richard worked for two major benefits consultancies holding senior roles in both actuarial consulting and management positions. He joined the pensions industry in 1996, and became a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 1999.