Heywood Pension Technologies appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Heywood Pension Technologies is delighted to announce the appointment of Fraser Smart as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).

Fraser joined Heywood in 2021 as Chief Strategy Officer, and has since worked closely with the management team to develop and implement Heywood’s growth strategy. Fraser brings with him extensive leadership experience and deep knowledge of the pensions sector. His career highlights to date include having been a Partner at Hymans Robertson, President/Executive Managing Director of Buck Consultants LLC and, most recently, CEO of BA Pensions, the organisation responsible for managing the UK defined benefit schemes of British Airways plc.

"He is an excellent choice of CEO to lead the business through the next stage of its growth"

Chris Humphrey, Heywood Chairman said “Fraser has made himself an indispensable part of our business very quickly. His previous experience aligns perfectly with Heywood’s mission and growth ambitions as we focus on supporting pension providers, administrators and employers with modern software solutions to simplify how their members manage their lifelong financial journeys. He is an excellent choice of CEO to lead the business through the next stage of its growth”.

Fraser, on his appointment as Heywood CEO, said “I have enjoyed my time spent with Heywood Pension Technologies and I am delighted to accept this role. The team brings unparalleled energy and dedication to building solutions that help people feel secure about their financial future. I look forward to continuing to work closely with our customers and their members as we pursue our ambition to become the UK’s leading provider of data-driven, technology-enabled solutions for all workplace pensions.”