Ryan Smith BSc

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Ryan Smith BSc

Ryan is a corporate finance professional with transactional and operational experience across a broad range of sectors and geographic markets.

He is driven to use this experience to support entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams achieve their goals.

Ryan joined EMC in 2009 and became a Board Director in January 2020. He is a senior member of the London & Hove corporate finance team, taking a lead role in deal origination and transaction advisory.

Over the last ten years he has gained considerable commercial experience both as an advisor and by working within growing businesses on local, national and international projects, specialising in business development and transaction advisory.

Services offered include:

Sector expertise

Prior to EMC

Ryan began his career as an investment analyst for one of Australia's leading listed investment groups. As part of an entrepreneurial team with a broad investment mandate, he worked primarily on buy-side investment evaluation and execution for private and listed company transactions.

A local man and former pupil of Brighton College, Ryan graduated from Brunel University with a BSc (Hons) in Business Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance with Distinction.

He is a keen sportsman having played rugby for Hove RFC, as well as captaining Sussex throughout his school days. He now enjoys social rugby, golf, cricket and skiing.