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Sarah Smart

Chair of the Trustee Board

Sarah is an experienced Independent Trustee and qualified Chartered Accountant and is the current Chair of TPT Retirement Solutions.

Sarah has served as a trustee for a number of public and private sector schemes, including the London Pensions Fund Authority. Currently, Sarah is a Non-Executive Director at The Pensions Regulator, as well as Board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of UK Athletics. She is also a Board member of Big Society Capital and Chair’s their Audit Committee and is an independent professional observer for the Lothian Pension Fund.

Sarah has worked in the investment management industry for 16 years, including nine years with Standard Life Investments, and was latterly responsible for developing and managing liability-driven and absolute return investment solutions for institutional investors. Sarah is highly respected within the pensions industry and has won many accolades for her innovative approach to pensions. In 2015, Sarah was voted Independent Trustee of the Year by her industry peers.