Chris Smith, Member

Principal, Terni Consulting (BCom 1981)

Chris has 30 years' experience in roles in chartered accounting, investment, corporate and institutional banking and private wealth management. His experience spans Australia, New Zealand and 11 countries in Asia. Commencing his career with Deloitte, Chris gained a professional foundation in audit, accounting, tax and business advisory. He pursued his interest in corporate finance and advisory at Maracorp, until its acquisition by Bank of Melbourne. Chris spent 5 years in commercial property development and investment finance. He then returned to investment banking at Hambros where he developed his skills and passion for the Food, Beverage & Agribusiness ("FBA") sector. This led in 1996 to Chris joining ANZ to commence the FBA industry specialisation model in Melbourne.  The success of the model led to national, Trans Tasman and Asian roles. In 2010 Chris brought together his rich career experiences in a Private Wealth Director role focused on UHNW and Family Office Clients in the ANZ Private business.  This role encompassed all aspects of wealth management, asset allocation, estate planning, risk management, capital structure and philanthropy. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, a Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Chartered Accountant.