Profile of

Chris Smeaton

Role at James Hay

Director of Commercial & Strategy




Chris Smeaton


Chris is responsible for the creation, design and marketing of all the products and proposition enhancements here, including initiatives such as James Hay Online in 2001, the James Hay e-SIPP in 2004, the first Wrap to have full FSA approval in 2003, the implementation of the James Hay iSIPP in 2011, the Modular iSIPP in 2013 and the Modular iPlan in 2014. These initiatives have enabled James Hay Partnership to establish itself as the largest independent platform for retirement wealth planning in the UK.