Ruston Smith

Ruston Smith

Chair, Tesco Pension Trustees | PLSA Board

Ruston has over 30 years experience in the pension fund and investment industry - including as Group Pensions Director of one of the largest UK pension funds and CEO of FCA approved in house investment business.

Ruston is a NED and the immediate past Chair of the PLSA, Chair of Tesco Pension Investment Limited, Chair of Tesco Pension Trustees Limited, Co Chair of the DWP’s Advisory Board for the Auto Enrolment review leading on engagement, Chair of PTL Limited, Non Executive Director of JP Morgan Asset Management International and JP Morgan Funds Limited and is a Trustee Director of the Standard Life Master Trust and The People’s Pension Master Trust – where he chairs the Risk and Communications Committee.  

He is also Chair of the industry charity, GroceryAid.

He has an MBA, is a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.