Hugo  Smith

Hugo Smith

Partner, Investment management

Areas of expertise

Investment management for a range of private clients, pension funds, trusts and charities; cash management and advisory services to market professionals and international institutions.


Hugo first became involved in investment management in 1998 at the end of his business studies degree. He has worked with the same client base ever since, becoming a Director in 2005 and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) in 2010. He was one of PAM Insight’s Top Forty Under Forty Private Asset Managers in 2014.

As a Partner, he leads a team of nine whose core business is the management of investment portfolios for a range of private clients, pension funds, trusts and charities. Hugo joined the Board of Smith & Williamson Investment Management in December 2016.

Hugo became chair of the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee in 2018.

Notable achievements

  • One of PAM Insight’s ‘Top Forty Under Forty Private Asset Managers’ in 2014.
  • Executive Program, Singularity University, San Jose, 2019

Professional qualifications/memberships

A Chartered Fellow of the Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) since 2010.

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