Smith has more than 20 years’ experience of the fund management industry, working for the likes of Schroder Investment Management and Reliance Mutual. More recently, she was head of portfolio management at Brewin Dolphin.
As associate editor of Investment Week, Smith is responsible for using her market expertise to help shape the annual schedule of more than 60 events around the UK, including the Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards, Investment Company of the Year Awards, and the Specialist Investment Awards.
Smith’s role includes researching and shaping conference programmes to suit the evolving needs of fund selectors and researchers. She will also ensure that Investment Week’s awards categories are appropriate for the asset management community, as well as recruiting top-drawer judges to determine the winners.
Simone Broadhurst, Incisive Media’s managing director of events, said: “I’m delighted that Ebru has joined Investment Week. It is the company’s premium investment brand and has a large and fast-growing programme of events. It’s invaluable to have someone of Ebru’s experience and judgement helping to ensure that we pitch everything right for the needs of asset management professionals.”