Sarah E. Smith Profile

Ms. Smith is a former member of the Management Committee of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Ms. Smith joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 and was named Managing Director in 1998 and Partner in 2002. During her tenure, Ms. Smith served as the Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the firm until 2017 and subsequently as the Chief Compliance Officer from 2017 to 2020. Ms. Smith then served as Senior Advisor to Goldman Sachs from 2020 until her retirement in 2021. Ms. Smith also served on several governing committees of the firm, including the Firmwide Risk Committee, the Commitments Committee and the Firmwide Investment Committee. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Smith worked in the National and Audit practices of KPMG in both London and New York and held several finance positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Ms. Smith is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent organization of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) since September 2020. Ms. Smith attended City of London University (Dip. Acc), and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Ms. Smith is a Trustee of the Nuveen Churchill Private Capital Income Fund and serves as a board member for three private companies: Klarna Bank A.B., Via Transportation and 98point6. Ms. Smith serves as a member of the Finance Committee of our Board of Directors.

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