Paul Smith, BA, FinstD, FCIM
Executive Chairman, Harvey Nash Outsourcing
Paul is Executive Chairman of Harvey Nash plc, Outsourcing, a $700million Professional
Recruitment and IT services business, a Board of Management Member of FPT Software, a Non
Executive to Today’s Translations, and Ambassador for the Saigon Children’s Charity.
He has worked across Asia Pacific, USA and Europe, spending eleven years building a
substantial software business employing 1300 staff in Vietnam, and working to promote
Vietnam’s ICT sector. He is a keynote speaker and consultant to UK Trade and Investment on
Vietnam and a significant contributor to the ASEAN ICT services sector. He was honoured in
2007, 2009 and 2010 for his achievements and contribution.
Paul has served on the board of London Stock Exchange listed technology companies, Erskine
House plc and Northamber plc and previously held positions with Burroughs (UniSys) and
International Computers (Fujitsu) before founding three successful software technology
companies, subsequently sold to major organisations.