About the Author

Mark Smith
Editor, Financial Standard (at time of writing)

Mark Smith is the Editor of Financial Standard.

Articles Published

Named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people, Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson is fast establishing herself as one of the most compelling figures in the global finance industry.  ...
With higher fees, lower liquidity and ever-transforming risk profiles, traditional hedge fund strategies are attractive to only a handful of institutional investors. But with fixed income markets serving ...  ...
FS Private Wealth associate editor Mark Smith met with NAB fixed income experts and two of the bank's private wealth clients to find out how bonds can help high net worth investors reach thier objectives ...  ...
From managing the fortune of the Lowy family to running his own funds management business, Stephen Aboud has stuck to his mantra. Quality growth companies are few and far between but you don't need ...  ...
Mark Smith speaks to Kerr Neilson on his views about managing wealth, philanthropy, Chinese art and his contrarian approach to investing. The Neilson family certainly isn't afraid to go against conventional ...  ...
Successful business leaders say you have to be prepared to bounce back from unexpected setbacks if you want to make it to the top. In February 1995, having fought unsuccessfully to prevent the break-up ...  ...