Fraser Smart joins Heywood as Chief Strategy Officer

Leading pensions software specialist Aquila Heywood has announced the appointment of Fraser Smart to the Board as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).

"I am really pleased to be able to welcome Fraser to the Board of Aquila Heywood, and I am looking forward to working together to fulfil our ambition of becoming the leading provider of data driven, technology enabled solutions for all workplace pensions"

Andy Ross, CEO of Aquila Heywood.

Fraser has deep expertise and knowledge of the pensions sector. Fraser was a partner at UK employee benefits firm Hymans Robertson then President and Executive Managing Director of Buck Consultants LLC, the global specialist HR benefits and human resource consulting firm. Most recently Fraser was CEO of British Airways Pensions, responsible for around 100,000 members of two UK defined benefit pension schemes sponsored by British Airways plc.

Fraser Smart, CSO of Aquila Heywood said "I am delighted to be joining Aquila Heywood at such an exciting time following the recent acquisition by BlackRock Long Term Private Capital, and to be leading the search for acquisitions and partnerships to fulfil our ambitious plans to expand the company’s portfolio of products and services."