KEVIN R SMITH
Kevin is a banker by profession, having worked for many years in the City of London for a number of international banks.
He has a wide range of experience in most aspects of corporate banking and the finance of international trade, with a particular focus on trade, project and other forms of structured finance including Public Private Partnerships, as well as sourcing equity.
has focussed on Central & Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union for some 11 years having worked on transactions in many different sectors and worked with a number of Governments throughout the region during that time.
In 1996 Kevin established AWS Corporate Finance & Consultancy in order to capitalize on experience and contacts made during a successful international banking career.
The main activity of AWS
is advising corporates on a wide range of banking and financing matters in Central and Eastern Europe.
In 1999 he
was seconded to the British Government where he
was responsible for all aspects of finance in Central Europe and the Baltic States.
This role included promoting the City of London and assisting British companies in these markets.
worked closely with senior political figures in many of the Governments and senior representatives of the financial community.
Kevin is now Managing Director of AWS Structured Finance Ltd and Chairman of Aspen Waite Chartered Accountants where he will continue to draw upon the wide and detailed knowledge and contacts he has developed over the years.
He is an affiliate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the newly founded Guild of International Bankers in the City of London and is a regular speaker at seminars in the UK and overseas on trade and structured finance and author of many published articles on a range of subjects for professional publications.