Gary Smith

Group Chief Financial Officer

Gary is the UK Group Finance Director for TBWA. He joined in 2009. 


He holds a MBA from London Business School and has worked in several aspects of media for 18 years post Arthur Andersen, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His previous roles include FD at Leo Burnet and Draft FCB and in a previous life he also helped set up a nightclub and record business with Dave Stewart (ex Eurythmics).

Outside of work, he keeps his passion for music alive and is a regular gig-goer. Having frequented the Hacienda nightclub in his younger days, he has now retired from clubbing. He has been a Man City fan all his life and a season ticket holder since 1999. He is the proud owner of the shorts that Sergio Aguero was wearing when he scored the winning goal versus QPR to give Man City their Premiership League title in 2012. 


Gary is married with two young children.