Vince Smith

Vince was co-opted to join the Ecology Board in 2017 and was subsequently elected as a non-executive Director at the AGM in April 2018. Vince has recently retired from a 29 year career in corporate treasury, having held senior roles in a number of FTSE 100 and 250 companies, negotiating, procuring and managing banking services, funding and ancillary financial arrangements in various markets around the world. He has wide experience in the building materials, construction and services sectors.

As well as his corporate treasury background, Vince has an environmental degree and has been a volunteer for a number of nature conservation organisations. For 21 years up to 2016 he served as a Trustee of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, with 8 of those years as Chairman.