Ruston Smith

Ruston Smith

Chair, Tesco Pension Trustees

Ruston has over 30 years’ UK and international experience in the pension fund and investment industry.

Ruston is the Chairman of the Tesco Pension Fund Trustee Board, the Tesco DC Governance Committee and Tesco Pension Investment Limited (FCA approved investment business managing £14bn of Tesco’s UK DB assets) and Chair of PTL.
He’s also a non executive director of JP Morgan Asset Management InternationalLtd, a non executive director of Smart Pension (Chair of their International Advisory Board), Director of Standard Life's Master Trust Company, a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute and the Chair of GroceryAid (charity for the grocery industry). 

He was a Co Chair of the Government’s Advisory Board, leading on Engagement,of the 2017 Automatic Enrolment Review.

Ruston is a former Chair and Non Exec Director of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, former Trustee Director of People’s Pension and the former Group Director of Pensions and Insurable Risk at Tesco. 

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