Eric Smith

Non-Executive Chair

Eric is a co-founder of Redpoint and was its CIO from inception until retiring from that role in October 2019. He is chair of Redpoint's board.

Prior to Redpoint, Eric was the Chief Investment Officer for Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd where he established Vanguard’s Australian investment management capability – comprising 23 investment professionals across equity, fixed interest, research and risk management roles. In addition, was a member of the Executive Committee and at various times served as an alternate director for Vanguard. Prior to joining Vanguard, Eric was Manager, Quantitative Investments at Commonwealth Funds Management and Senior Manager at Capel Court Investment Bank.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honours from the University of Sydney and Master of Business Administration degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales.

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