Thomas P. Smith

Tom Smith is a senior vice president of venture and growth for SVB UK, where he is part of the venture and growth team.

Before joining SVB UK, Tom was a fund director at Jade Mountain Partners, specializing in insurance-linked securities. He was also an investment manager at Ascension Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund based in London; while in this role, he acted as the COO for an education tech and gaming company in its portfolio. Tom spent more than 12 years in New York, working in M&A and structured finance. In addition, he founded AdminaHealth, a SaaS finance company for healthcare and insurance industries.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Columbia University in New York and an MBA with a focus in venture finance from Trinity Business School in Dublin.
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