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NIgel Smethers - Finance Director
Nigel graduated from Cambridge University in 1974 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1978. He became a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1984. After leaving Price Waterhouse in 1980 Nigel worked in various financial roles for Whitbread, British Home Stores and Alto Limited. In 1991 Nigel established his own business, initially with SME clients including a number of university spin-out companies. From 2000 to late 2012, his primary engagement was with the AIM quoted Toumaz Limited (formerly Toumaz Technology Holdings Limited). Nigel worked directly for the Finance Director and during this time was involved in company private placements, group forecasting and management reporting, acquisition due diligence and financial reporting, under both GAAP and latterly IFRS for the AIM-quoted group holding company.
Nigel initially joined the Group in May 2008 as part-time Finance Director, increasing his time commitment until joining full-time in January 2013. Nigel is a member of the Quoted Companies Alliance Financial Reporting Expert Group.